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High-precision medicine can improve treatment for ovarian cancer

High-precision medicine can improve treatment for ovarian cancer

An international team of researchers have found that high-precision medicines can be used in oncology, allowing for better treatment for ovarian cancer. Mutations of BRCA1...
More ethnic diversity is needed in genomic cancer data

More ethnic diversity is needed in genomic cancer data

Two recent studies have highlighted the need for greater ethnic diversity in genomic prostate cancer data and accessible genetic testing.  Over 1.4 million men were...
New life-extending treatment recommended for rare gastroesophageal cancer

New life-extending treatment recommended for rare gastroesophageal cancer

Around 3,000 people could be eligible for a new life-extending combination therapy to treat rare forms of gastroesophageal cancer. Gastroesophageal cancer, also known as gastroesophageal...
Defence's successful study on the ACCUVAC-PT007 vaccine

Defence’s successful study on the ACCUVAC-PT007 vaccine

Defence Therapeutics Inc. has announced its successful study on its ACCUVAC-PT007 vaccine, which targets cervical cancer. Defence Therapeutics Inc. a Canadian biopharmaceutical company specialised in...
Revolutionary X-ray technology reveals long COVID and pulmonary fibrosis link 

Tumour matrix profiling can predict the severity of lung cancers

Researchers have identified molecular profiles of the surrounding matrix of common lung cancers, which could help indicate which patients are likely to develop aggressive...
Exercising can reduce the side effects of radiotherapy

Exercising can reduce the side effects of radiotherapy

Exercise can ease the side effects of radiotherapy, according to the latest research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Breast cancer is the most common form...
NICE approve mobocertinib to treat aggressive lung cancer

NICE approve mobocertinib to treat aggressive lung cancer

Around 100 people will benefit from mobocertinib, a new treatment for rare and aggressive lung cancer after NICE published its final guidance on recommending...
Improving access to cervical cancer treatment for women with HIV

Improving access to cervical cancer treatment for women with HIV

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), progress is being made in the provision of cervical cancer treatment for women with HIV across the...
Benign breast disease increases the risk of breast cancer

Benign breast disease increases the risk of breast cancer 

Women with benign breast disease are twice as likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, according to research from Hospital del Mar in Barcelona.  The...
GP teams gain access to tests to speed up cancer diagnosis  

GP teams gain access to tests to speed up cancer diagnosis  

The NHS has rolled out fast-track testing to speed up cancer diagnosis, which will help patients across England.   NHS England is expanding direct access to...
Researchers design miniature bone marrow organoids 

Researchers design miniature bone marrow organoids 

Scientists from Oxford University and the University of Birmingham have made the first bone marrow ‘organoids’.  The bone marrow organoids include all the key components...
Scientists uncover variable voltages in breast cancer cells

Scientists uncover variable voltages in breast cancer cells

New research from Imperial College London found variable voltages in the membranes of breast cancer cells, revealing clues about how they grow and spread. A...
Regular exercise can reduce the risk of metastatic cancer

Regular exercise can reduce the risk of metastatic cancer

Aerobic exercise can reduce the risk of metastatic cancer by 72%, according to a new study from Tel Aviv University.   According to the researchers, intense...
The NHS breaks records for detecting cancer cases  

The NHS breaks records for detecting cancer cases  

In a new report, the NHS has confirmed they are detecting cancer cases at an earlier stage than ever before.   Last year (2021-2022), the NHS...
A new treatment for lung cancer has been identified

A new treatment for lung cancer has been identified

Researchers have identified a potential new treatment for lung cancer, which could also aid early detection of the disease. Scientists investigating the mechanics of the...
NHS strike life-saving deal for pembrolizumab  

NHS strike life-saving deal for pembrolizumab  

In an exciting announcement, the NHS has revealed it has secured a potentially lifesaving deal for pembrolizumab, a drug tailored to breast cancer.   Pembrolizumab is...
Obesity in young people is one of the key causes of arterial fibrillation

COVID-19 vaccination does not affect nasopharyngeal cancer treatment 

The COVID-19 vaccine has been proven not to reduce the efficacy of nasopharyngeal cancer treatment, despite previous concerns.   Drugs that activate the immune system against tumours...
Researchers begin development of new endometrial cancer treatment

Researchers begin development of new endometrial cancer treatment 

An international research team has identified a new therapeutic strategy to combat endometrial cancer and has begun developing a new treatment.   The new therapy is...

A surge in prostate cancer treatments in England 

New data from NHS England illuminates a surge in men having prostate cancer treatments compared to one year ago.   NHS figures show that almost 4,000...
Identifying pancreatic cancer up to three years early 

Identifying pancreatic cancer up to three years early  

Researchers discover a novel method of identifying pancreatic cancer up to three years early than current diagnoses.  In the largest study of its kind, researchers...

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