Diseases

BBC reporter Malcolm Brabant reveals he became a ‘raving lunatic’ after taking yellow fever...

A former BBC reporter has said he became a 'raving lunatic' after taking the same yellow fever vaccine linked to the death of a leading Royal Marsden cancer expert. Malcolm Brabant, who was a member...

Ex-BBC Radio 1 star Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51 from cancer

The husband of BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry paid an emotional tribute to her today after her death from cancer aged 51.   Mother-of-two Ms Oxberry found fame as a sidekick for Steve Wright and Simon Mayo on Radio...

Cancer expert Martin Gore dies suddenly after yellow fever jab

A leading cancer expert once described by the Duke of Cambridge as an 'inspiration' has died suddenly after a routine yellow fever jab. Martin Gore, 67, passed away after suffering total organ failure shortly after...

Nordstrom co-President Blake Nordstrom, 58, dies after cancer battle

Blake Nordstrom, 58, co-president of retail giant Nordstrom, has died suddenly, the company has announced  Blake Nordstrom, the co-president of his family retail company Nordstrom, has died suddenly after announcing his battle with cancer just...

Cervical cancer campaigner Natasha Sale dies of the disease aged 31

Natasha Sale (pictured) has died after she fought to have the cervical cancer screening age lowered from 25 to 18  A young mother who led a campaign for the cervical cancer screening age to be...

The ‘inspirational’ mother behind a cancer breathalyser

He was, understandably, heartbroken after cancer robbed him of his 'inspirational' wife and mother of his twin sons, Kate Gross, on Christmas Day 2014.  But instead of withering away in grief, Cambridge University engineering graduate...

Cancer ‘breathalyser’ could spot disease early and revolutionise diagnosis

A breathalyser test being developed by British scientists could revolutionise cancer diagnosis. The test is designed to pick up early signs of the disease which enter the breath and become airborne – slashing the need...

Scientists discover a cell that can ‘put cancer tumours to sleep’

Scientists have made a breakthrough discovery that could open up revolutionary treatments for skin cancer. Research has uncovered that special immune cells have the power to put melanoma tumours 'to sleep', stopping them from spreading. The...

Rob Delaney reveals he and his wife welcomed baby boy in August… months after...

Rob Delaney has revealed that his wife gave birth to their 'magical' fourth son back in August - seven months after their son Henry, two passed away.  The Catastrophe actor, 41, told The Sunday Times Magazine,...

Cancer-surviving toddler needs surgery on his double-size tongue

A cancer-surviving toddler who was born with an abnormally large tongue needs surgery to help him eat and talk.  Baker Roth, 16 months old, was born with Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS), a rare overgrowth disorder...