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Spacey 'seeking treatment' amid harassment claim

Spacey 'seeking treatment' amid harassment claim

Entertainment
Kevin Spacey is seeking "treatment" following claims he sexually harassed a teen thirty years ago, his publicist said.On Monday, actor Anthony Rapp claimed Spacey had made a sexual advance toward him in 1985, when Rapp was just 14-years-old and Spacey was 26.The House of Cards actor said in a statement that he does "not remember the encounter", but said he was "beyond horrified to hear his story"."But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology," Spacey added.He then addressed rumours about his sexuality, saying he now "chooses to live as a gay man".:: Is Kevin Spacey using his sexuality as a PR spin?Image:Anthony Rapp said the actor made a sexual advance when he was 17-year-oldA statement from Spacey's representatives said: "Kevin Spacey is taking the time necess...
Prostate cancer blood test 'helps target treatment'

Prostate cancer blood test 'helps target treatment'

Health
Scientists have developed a blood test that could pick out which men with advanced prostate cancer would benefit from a new drug treatment.The test detects cancer DNA in the blood, helping doctors check whether precision drugs are working.Cancer Research UK said the test could "greatly improve survival".But larger studies involving more men needed to take place to confirm if doctors could rely on the test, the charity said.Blood samples from 49 men with advanced prostate cancer were collected by researchers, as part of the phase II clinical trial of a drug called olaparib.This type of precision drug is seen as the future of cancer medicine but because it is a targeted treatment, the drug does not work for everyone.Researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS ...