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Single mum tells sons to ‘look after each other’ as cancer returns

A single mother with cancer who is ‘petrified of dying’ has made her sons promise to look after each other. Tanya Davies, 32, was previously diagnosed with bowel cancer but received the all clear three months ago. But last week the Asda worker, who has two boys Jack, aged eight, and Ben, 14, was given the heartbreaking news that the ...

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Woman given days to live after getting terminal bowel cancer aged just 28 shares heartbreaking final photos

woman given just days to live after being told she has terminal cancer has shared her heartbreaking final photos in a hospice. Amy Redhead, 28, battled severe abdominal pain before her sudden bowel cancer diagnosis last October. The aggressive disease had already spread to 70 per cent of her liver and Amy was told her cancer was terminal. After being offered chemotherapy to prolong ...

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Scientists raise warning over drugs targeting key cancer mechanism

Scientists have expressed concerns about developing drugs against two molecular targets that had been considered highly promising, after finding that specifically blocking their function adversely affected normal body systems. The molecular targets CDK8 and CDK19 – members of an important family known as kinases – have a key role in turning on cancer-causing genes and have been implicated in the ...

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