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(Peter Nowell and David Hungerford in 1960). Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is not a cancer you hear about very often. That’s not because it isn’t serious — until recently, it carried a frightening prognoses. As recently as the 1990s, newly diagnosed CML patients had a 5-year survival rate of 31%. But we don’t hear much… Continue Reading

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A surprising link has been uncovered between cheese consumption and deaths of women from lung and bronchial cancer. This link is entirely unexpected: doctors had not previously noticed this association. Cheese contains quite a lot of fat, which does apparently have a link to certain cancers, such as breast and bowel cancers. But there hasn’t previously… Continue Reading