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Adult cancer survivors have a 42% higher risk of cardiovascular diseases

Adult cancer survivors have a 42% higher risk of cardiovascular diseases

Adult cancer survivors have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases later in life when compared with adults without cancer. In a long-term study following around...
cannabinoid therapies

Are cannabinoid therapies the future of chronic pain management?

Health Europa Quarterly spoke to Dr Mikael Sodergren who leads the Medical Cannabis Research Group at Imperial College London about his research on novel...
cancer care

How can cancer care be more efficient?

All.Can International has recently published a comprehensive study exploring how to enhance the efficiency of cancer care. Inefficient cancer care is a leading factor in...
cervical cancer vaccine

ACCUVAC-PTE7 cervical cancer vaccine provides complete protection

In a groundbreaking advancement in the treatment of cancer, Defence Therapeutics has revealed that the company’s AccuVAC-PTE7 cervical cancer vaccine completely protects against the...
 WHO launches new UV index app to reduce skin cancer cases

 WHO launches new UV index app to reduce skin cancer cases

SunSmart Global UV app provides localised information about the UV index and promotes sun safety to reduce the burdens of skin cancer and eye...
New research provides insight into how diet affects colorectal cancer risk

New research provides insight into how diet affects colorectal cancer risk

University of Cincinnati research identifies how bacteria in different diets can affect colorectal cancer risk. Colorectal cancer risk rates continue to rise in younger populations,...
HPV testing

Five-year HPV testing intervals show excellent safety

A new study pioneered by King’s College London and funded by Cancer Research UK has reinforced that extending HPV testing intervals from three to...
Reliable ultra-low freezers for the storage of cancer biomarkers

Reliable ultra-low freezers for the storage of cancer biomarkers

With solutions specifically designed to optimise the storage of vital samples, B Medical Systems is playing a vital role in cancer biomarker research. The use...
New immunotherapy for a rare form of triple-negative breast cancer

New immunotherapy for a rare form of triple-negative breast cancer

A new recommendation from NICE could revolutionise treatment for a rare form of triple-negative breast cancer. Around 100 people per year with triple-negative breast cancer...
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...
Using medical cannabis for cancer reduces painkiller usage

Using medical cannabis for cancer reduces painkiller usage

A new study finds that using medicinal cannabis for cancer can reduce pain and the need for opiate painkillers. A comprehensive assessment of the benefits...
high-fat diet

Eating a high-fat diet may cause cancer

Research performed at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology suggests that consuming a high-fat diet may elevate the risk of cancer development. Previous...
Why we need urgent action on prostate cancer care

Why we need urgent action on prostate cancer

As the world struggles to recover from the Covid pandemic and restore critical health services, including cancer services, now is the time to prioritise...
breast cancer in men

Breast cancer in men may cause infertility

Breast cancer in men is potentially associated with male infertility, a new study from The Institute of Cancer Research suggests. The research team interviewed 1,998...
New lung cancer treatment stops cancer from worsening for over two years 

New lung cancer treatment stops cancer from worsening for over two years 

A new life-extending lung cancer treatment is now available on the NHS, which could benefit over 550 patients a year. The revolutionary lung cancer treatment...
Robotic surgery reduces readmission rates by 52%

Robotic surgery reduces hospital readmission rates by 52%

New research into robotic surgery highlights the benefits of this technology for patients’ recovery time. Is robotic surgery the future of healthcare? A new study...

Enhancing the efficacy of cancer vaccines and antibody drug conjugates

In its quest to optimise treatment for cancer and infectious diseases, Defence Therapeutics illustrates how its groundbreaking Accum technology elevates the performance of vaccines...
Over seven million Europeans estimated to have a skin cancer diagnosis

Over seven million Europeans estimated to have a skin cancer diagnosis

A new survey indicated that 1.71% of the adult European general population reported a skin cancer diagnosis. The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)...
pancreatic cancer awareness

Social media – a powerful tool for elevating pancreatic cancer awareness

Pioneering research from Creation Healthcare illuminates that social media is an incredibly effective platform for driving pancreatic cancer awareness. A new study investigating pancreatic cancer-related...
Indoor tanning ban would reduce death from melanoma skin cancer

Indoor tanning ban would reduce death from melanoma skin cancer

Research indicates that an indoor tanning ban would substantially reduce deaths from melanoma skin cancer. Melanoma cancer develops from cells called melanocytes that begin to...

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