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Experts hail biggest improvement in treatment against breast cancer in years thanks to ‘Trojan horse’ drug

EXPERTS have hailed a ‘Trojan horse’ drug that helps to trick cancer cells and slow down the advance of breast cancer in over 75%...

Fighting cancer: Mallorca’s Cala Nova Cancer Care charity raises €400,000

CALA NOVA Cancer Care Charity Shop in San Agustin has helped raise over €400,000 for various cancer charities since it opened and most recently...

Council joins commemoration of the International Day Against Breast Cancer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has joined the commemoration for International Day Against Breast Cancer for another year by installing two pink bows on the facade...

Lisa Burgess has been getting by with a little help from her friends during her fight with cancer

CANCER can be a lonely business and I would not have got through it without my friends.  I am a lucky girl indeed to have...

Lisa Burgess goes under the knife for reconstructive breast surgery after battling cancer

I WAS apprehensive attending La Cala medical clinic for vital blood tests and arrived in full PPE, imagining I would be entering a scene...

EXCLUSIVE: This is NOT Armageddon, insists mother of young cancer hero Ashya King as she seeks sanctuary in Spain...

‘‘THEY are holed up at home and terrified this is Armageddon,” says Naghmeh King

After critical cancer tests, mastectomy and chemo, La Cala de Mijas restaurateur Lisa Burgess finds her Irish British resistance

Likewise, this Irish British Resistance fighter will battle boldly on, quill at the ready

Spain’s Murcia Region has lowest cancer death rates, figures reveal

MURCIA is the region with the lowest death rate associated with cancer, new figures have revealed. Although 2,765 people died as a result of the...

EU warns Spain for NOT acting on ‘radiation directive’, meaning increased lung cancer risks for thousands

EU rules stipulate that member states must have a national plan for the harmful effects of the invisible and odourless radon

Costa Blanca cancer charity in urgent appeal to help reach milestone figure

CARING expats have sent out a request for prizes and donations to Costa Blanca community in bid to bring their total raised to €500,000. Since...

SOUP-ER FOOD: Typical Spanish dish helps fight killer cancer cells, new study finds

Results showed that gazpacho not only stopped cell growth, but that it could induce so-called programmed cell death

‘HARD TO LOSE HIM’: Marbella firefighters pay for funeral of paralysed boy with brain cancer who they carried home...

After Benjamin’s diagnosis, he still attended school, and the servicemen were there to take him down at 10am and returned at 2pm to get him back up

Boy, 6, CURED of cancer thanks to new gene therapy in Spain returns home to Costa Blanca

The treatment will give hope to many families in Spain given that acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children

‘SPIRIT ANGEL’: Terminally ill British boy, 5, who inspired Lewis Hamilton to Spain F1 title dies in ‘terrible pain’

Over €250,000 was raised in Harry’s name for the the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Spain’s top oncology scientist cures pancreatic cancer in mice giving hope for future human treatment

Tumors were not only stopped from spreading, they  completely disappeared within weeks, with no secondary effects

Rival footie fans launch ‘Benidorm or Bust’ charity race to Spain in aid of teenage cancer battle

RIVAL British football fans have teamed up for a rally car race to Benidorm in support of a teenager battling cancer The ‘Benidorm or...

Pioneering surgery performed on ‘inoperable’ patient with pancreatic cancer in Spain

Surgeons successfully treated the patient who had previously been considered ‘inoperable’

MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS: Suicide leading cause of unnatural deaths in Spain with 10 Spaniards taking their own lives every...

The shocking figures were released by the national institute of statistics this week

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

Melanoma on the march in Spain says top dermatologist, as half of 65-year-olds suffer cancer

Survival rates are improving ‘spectacularly’ - from just two per cent to 50%, thanks to early detection and  new research on immunity and genetics

Residents in Spain will have longest life expectancy in world by 2040

Spanish residents are predicted to enjoy an average lifespan of 85.8 years

Is gin and tonic good for digestion? Spanish expert reveals all

IS gin and tonic good for your digestion? In short, no. That's according to Spanish biology professor and food technology expert Javier Morallon. Writing in Diario Sur,...

TOXIC: Spain third-worst in Europe for ‘cancer-causing’ oil refineries – and Andalucia suffers most

SPAIN has been revealed to be one of Europe’s main contributors to the ‘toxic’ crude oil refining industry. According to a new study by GlobalData,...

Walking Can Help You Reduce Your Hospital Readmission Rate for Cancer: Here’s How

Cancer is difficult to recover from. Aggressive forms of cancer like mesothelioma can make you feel fatigued all the time. It can be tempting...

Appeal launched to get British expat mother life-saving cancer treatment

AN appeal has been launched to get a much-loved expat life-saving cancer treatment.   Louise Metherell, 51, from Portsmouth, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma at Christmas...

Benidorm star supports naked cancer charity calendar shot on the Costa del Sol

MOVE over David Gandy there are some new male models in town. Twelve brave men were chosen from more than 80 volunteers, to bare all...

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