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lung cancer immunotherapy

Lung cancer immunotherapy side effects prevented with genetic discovery

Scientists at Edith Cowan University have made a groundbreaking genetic discovery that may eliminate side effects from lung cancer immunotherapy. Of all types of cancer, lung...
alpelisib

Alpelisib becomes 100th fast tracked NHS cancer drug

Alpelisib – a life-extending drug for patients with advanced breast cancer – has become the 100th fast-tracked cancer drug on the NHS and will...
uveal melanoma

Drug treatment for uveal melanoma shows exciting results

Effective drug treatment for a rare type of eye cancer known as uveal melanoma (UM) may soon be on the horizon, thanks to a...
bladder cancer treatments

Scientists identify a range of new bladder cancer treatments

A study performed at MedUni Vienna has discovered hundreds of new potential bladder cancer treatments, with one commonly used drug demonstrating effectiveness against two...
New approach shortens the manufacturing time for CAR T cell therapy

New approach shortens manufacturing time for CAR T cell therapy

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) have developed a new method to cut manufacturing time for CAR T cell therapy. The cell manufacturing process...
glioblastoma treatment

Combinatorial glioblastoma treatment destroys incurable brain tumour

Novel research has devised an innovative glioblastoma treatment, finding that combining two existing therapies can eliminate fatal brain tumours. The endeavour, led by researchers at...
light therapy

Utilising light therapy to enhance healing from cancer radiation treatment

The implementation of light therapy potentially increases skin healing from damage caused by cancer radiation therapy by up to 50%. In a new study pioneered...
cancer treatment

Enhancing cancer patient lives through cancer treatment optimisation

Denis Lacombe, CEO of the EORTC, explores the challenges facing cancer research, and how the organisation is working to optimise cancer treatment. Cancer is the...
BRCA2

BRCA2 gene investigation may help to design targeted cancer treatment

Danish researchers have potentially made a groundbreaking advancement in developing an effective targeted therapy for cancer, identifying the pivotal role that the BRCA2 gene...
breast cancer treatment

Defence Therapeutics embark on next stage of breast cancer treatment development

In a groundbreaking development, pioneering biotechnology company Defence Therapeutics has announced today it will be performing the final necessary studies before entering a Phase...
Improving outcomes for children following radiation therapy

Improving outcomes for children following radiation therapy

A team of experts from around the world has teamed up to improve clinical outcomes for children with cancer following radiation therapy. Radiation therapy has...
cancer immunotherapy

Reducing resistance to cancer immunotherapy with groundbreaking lipid

A team of Japanese scientists has potentially discovered an innovative method to reduce a patient’s resistance to cancer immunotherapy. The team, based at the Hokkaido...
Enhancing leukaemia therapy through targeted treatment

Improving leukaemia therapy through targeted treatment

Researchers at the University of Basel have demonstrated an effective method of targeted treatment to enhance leukaemia therapy.
T cells

Stem-like T cells may enhance immunotherapy cancer treatment

A team of researchers has made a potentially groundbreaking discovery in cancer treatment, identifying that stem-like T cells may be proficient in fighting against...
cancer-treatment

Cancer treatment could be improved by new causal understanding

New insights on why identical mutations cause different types of cancer could lead to improvements in targeted treatment, researchers say. Researchers at the German Cancer...
Collaboration established for the optimisation of cancer therapeutic

Collaboration established for the optimisation of cancer therapeutic

Defence Therapeutics Inc. has established a collaboration with the HUS Comprehensive Cancer Center at Helsinki, Finland, for the optimisation of Defence’s Accum-T-DM1 ADC Therapeutic. Defence...
Positive patient reported outcomes for prostate cancer therapy

Positive patient reported outcomes for prostate cancer therapy

Results from the Phase III TITAN study final analysis have confirmed the survival benefit achieved with the addition of apalutamide to androgen deprivation therapy...
Fighting against cancer with radiological and nuclear technology

Fighting against cancer with radiological and nuclear technology

The European Commission has presented its new SAMITA Action Plan which aims to ensure that radiological and nuclear technologies continue to benefit the health...
Breast cancer is now the most common form of cancer worldwide

Breast cancer is now the most common form of cancer worldwide

In line with World Cancer Day, the World Health Organization has highlighted how breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer as the most common...
Potential treatment kills lymphoma whilst leaving healthy cells alone

Potential treatment kills lymphoma whilst leaving healthy cells alone

Scientists have demonstrated a potential new strategy for treating lymphomas – a group of cancers that start in infection-fighting cells called lymphocytes. The team of...

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