A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
Different types of brain tumours may share similar survival strategies, opening up new treatment research avenues.
Radiotherapy doesn’t have to be given from outside the body. Radioactive implants and drinks stay close to tumours to minimise side effects.
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Obesity and sugar hogged the headlines this week alongside success stories for personalised medicine. Read the digest for more.
Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.