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Combating Cancer

Oct, 2019

In the UK, 340 people are diagnosed with cancer every day so what is being done to combat the disease? The Combating Cancer special report, published in The Times, explores pilot assessment centres for patients who present inconclusive symptoms and how immunotherapy advancements are giving patients a new lease on life. It covers dealing with cancer in the workplace, using proton beam therapy for hard-to-treat cancers, and the use of art to help cancer patients in hospitals. Also featured is an infographic showing the rising global rates of obesity and cancer


The second biggest cause of cancer in the UK, obesity has become one of the world’s most pressing healthcare issues. Numbers continue to skyrocket of people with a BMI over 30, who are therefore classed as “obese”. So, what will this mean for cancer diagnoses globally?