Men’s health matters too

Number 22

1 January 2008 0

Europe’s women are much more likely to survive a cancer diagnosis than their male counterparts. According to EUROCARE-4, after adjusting for age and casemix, 54.6% of the women diagnosed between 1995 and 1999 survived for [more]

A very useful doctor

Ferdy Lejeune went into medicine to be ‘useful’, and he did well. Thousands of amputations have been avoided thanks to a technique he pioneered. His focus on tumour blood vessels and immunology helped pave the [more]

Surviving childhood cancer

Number 22

1 January 2008 0

Childhood cancer is increasingly about being cured. But developing bodies can suffer life-long damage from toxic treatments, and developing personalities become moulded by the experience of battling cancer and living with uncertainty. In the third [more]

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