Cancer

  • 1 Surviving breast cancer: Be aware of the health myths
    According to the latest figures, one in eight British women develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. But the survival rates are improving. Of the 50,000 people who are newly diagnosed...

  • 2 Beauty guru helps Coronation Street star Sally Whittaker deal with cancer battle
    The irony of Sally Whitaker finding out she had breast cancer just as her character in Coronation Street, Sally Webster, did, too, is not lost on the actress. She says she may not have even discovered...

  • 3 Skin cancer: how to spot the signs and protect yourself
    At last the sun is here, but the temptation to make the most of the rays puts us all in danger. More than 2,300 people die from skin cancer in the UK each year – more than in Australia. We asked...

  • 4 Beauty industry offers help with cancer
    The tragic death of Jade Goody has highlighted the devastating impact of cancer on everyone – 150,000 more women are diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. And while the diagnosis itself...

  • 5 Olivia Newton-John visits UK for health campaign
    Olivia Newton-John is almost as well known for being a committed health campaigner as she is for her unforgettable role in Grease. And now the actress - who has battled breast cancer - has flown into...

  • 6 Time for men to make their mark with a moustache
    George Clooney, Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt have all been seen sporting facial fuzz of late and if there's any greater reason needed for men out there to start cultivating their very own furry friend, we...

  • 7 Olivia Newton-John helps us all become breast aware
    After finding worldwide fame in Grease, Olivia Newton-John has perhaps become just as well known for her battle with breast cancer, of which she is now a long-term survivor. But to help ensure other women...

  • 8 Meet Elizabeth Hurley in person
    As founder of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Estee Lauder is always at the centre of celebrations to mark the event. And as Breast Cancer Awareness Ambassador, Elizabeth Hurley can be relied upon to lend...

  • 9 Get beautiful – and help beat breast cancer
    October's a great month for women as it's given over to both raising awareness of a disease that strikes at what makes many of us feel most womanly and also allowing us to fund the fight against it...

  • 10 Get your nails done for breast cancer awareness
    It's the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when fashion and beauty brands across the globe come together to raise funds for this increasingly common illness. Journalist and breast cancer...

  • 11 Ziggy supports cancer campaign
    Hollyoaks star Andy Newton Lee – himself a survivor of skin cancer - presenter Jeff Brazier and Big Brother finalist Ziggy have formed an unlikely trio to urge men to donate their unwanted possessions...

  • 12 Health: Mango a must
    As tropical fruits become even more readily available – and tempting – in the summer months, make sure to include mango or papaya in your diet. They contain beta-cryptoxanthin which has antioxidant...

  • 13 Nutrition: Vitamins help cut cancer risk
    New research indicates that pre-menopausal women can cut by a third their risk of breast cancer - an illness that has affected stars like Kylie Minogue and Anastasia - by increasing their intake of vitamin...



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