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Cancer

Exploring innovative cancer research and treatments, highlighting the latest developments in cancer therapy and research. It encompasses diverse topics including new support centres, upskilling doctors for cervical cancer screening, breakthroughs in metastatic breast cancer, and pioneering studies on deadly cancers. Additionally, it delves into the broader impact of cancer treatments on patient wellness, like cognitive impairments in survivors and menopause onset, while also exploring alternative therapies and novel technologies for early diagnosis and treatment, such as robotics and medicines derived from unique sources. This holistic approach underscores the multifaceted nature of cancer care and research.

Study exposes risks of skin cancer in elite swimmers

Only a small proportion of elite swimmers regularly checked their skin for signs of cancer despite being at increased risk,…

Melanoma Death Rate Higher in Patients with Darker Skin

A podcast series explores the disproportionately high mortality rate for people with darker skin diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. Melanoma…

Researchers engineer bacteria for targeted chemotherapy delivery

Traditional chemotherapy often poses significant challenges, including severe side effects, damage to healthy tissue and limited efficacy.  Now, researchers at…

Biomedical Scientists Benefit NHS Up to £571M in Bowel Cancer Care

A new Oxera report has found that the NHS benefits by up to £571 million annually in bowel cancer care…

Chromatin openness sheds new light on prostate cancer plasticity

Treatment resistance caused by cancer cell plasticity constitutes a major challenge in the treatment of prostate cancer. Published in Nucleic…

Immune cells hunt down cancer around the body

Scientists have discovered the key features of immune B cells which make them successful at targeting tumours – including when…

28% of UK adults are using sunbeds as skin cancer rates rise

New data released today by the charity Melanoma Focus has found that over a quarter (28%) of adults in the…

Children in England and Wales with the most common paediatric brain tumour now have access to new treatment

• The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the combination therapy of dabrafenib (Finlee®) and trametinib…

Liver Cancer: Decoding Tumor Development Pathway

Liver cancer: Molecular signalling pathway of tumour development decoded: As a malignant disease of the liver cells, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)…

HPV Vaccine’s Effectiveness Remains High Amidst Uptake Concerns

HPV vaccine continues to be highly effective as concern grows over falling uptake: New data released today by the Office…

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