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Early cancer checks “save lives” in Lincolnshire

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Students are being urged to check for signs of cancer by a Lincolnshire cancer prevention charity.

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From Sufferer to Survivor

Brave Cancer Survivor says his diagnosis was the beginning of a new journey for him. Photo: Oliver Samuals

When it comes to unforgettable moments, Oliver Samuals is an expert, as he remembers the August of 2013, and the months that followed, as if they were yesterday. It was the part of his life when time stopped, but his determination and strength never did. Becky Lancashire speaks to him about his epic journey: from sufferer to survivor.

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Cancer treatment options could improve with Lincoln nanodevice

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The detection and treatment of cancer could be greatly improved by a nanodevice to be developed by a team of researchers, some from the University of Lincoln.

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Lecturer ‘wears it pink’ for Nottingham cancer care charity

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A University of Lincoln senior lecturer ‘wore it pink’ to raise money for a Nottingham cancer care charity on Friday.

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Charity fundraisers take to the campus for support

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A series of exciting, fund-raising events are taking place in Lincoln this week to raise money for Blue September. Set up by the University of Lincoln’s Islamic Society, Blue September awareness week aims to raise money for the Urology Foundation.

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P.I.T.S. – Do you recognise the symptoms?

P.I.T.S Photo: PITS campaign, Lymphoma Association

Lymphoma is the UK’s most common cancer in those under 30. A new campaign hopes to raise awareness of the symptoms.

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Is breast cancer awareness month a distraction?

Even Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro is lit in pink in October.  Photo: Aurélia - Jewels Author

In the first of our new weekly lifestyle discussion pieces, we discuss whether all the pink has a purpose, or whether it’s just a distraction.

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The real fear of cancer

The Moss sisters with their mother in carefree times.  Photo: Moss family album

After watching breast cancer tear their family apart, three sisters share their story of living in fear of being diagnosed with the disease.

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Smokers left out in the cold

New government health plans would extend the smoking ban to entrances to public buildings. | Photo: Anneka James

There’s a mixed response as banning smokers from the entrances of buildings could take the smoking ban one step further. Candi Hindocha looks at both sides of the argument.

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