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Widen the net for cancer tests, health committee told

A woman who suffers from a rare type of kidney cancer has urged the NHS to widen the net for cancer tests. Katy Hall, who was diagnosed with an extremely rare cellular cancer, known as MiT family translocation renal cell carcinoma, was initially told the lump found on her kidney was a benign tumour. Speaking as an… Read more »

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Opposition MPs accuse government of lowering standards in ‘sleaze’ debate

Opposition MPs have voiced their dissatisfaction at the government’s handling of Owen Paterson’s breach of parliamentary standards in an emergency House of Commons’ debate. Opening the debate, Liberal Democrat MP Wendy Chamberlain said the government’s actions last week had “tainted MPs with allegations of sleaze” in the eyes of the public. Cabinet minister Steve Barclay… Read more »