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News digest – NHS woes, skin cancer insights, prostate cancer map, and… orgasms?

Category: Science blog May 23, 2015

Here’s our regular round-up of the week’s cancer news.

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News digest – prostate cancer chemo, Cuban lung cancer vaccine treatment and … walnuts?

Category: Science blog May 16, 2015

Find out about a new prostate cancer treatment, the Cuban lung cancer vaccine and if a handful of Walnuts can make cancer go away.

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News digest – ovarian cancer blood test, tackling drug resistance, a supercomputer called Watson and more

Category: Science blog May 9, 2015

Behind the ovarian cancer ‘blood test’ headlines, new drugs to tackle resistance, plus what can a supercomputer called Watson do to help cancer care?

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News digest – exercise and bowel cancer, ‘DNA-detecting toothbrush’, the ‘test’ that isn’t a test and more

Category: Science blog May 2, 2015

Keeping active among bowel cancer patients, misleading reports of a ‘DNA-detecting toothbrush’, plus hype around a non-existent ‘test’ for cancer.

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News digest – new immunotherapy results, ‘personalised vaccines’, an ‘injectable lab’ and more

Category: Science blog April 25, 2015

New immunotherapy results from a big US conference, another first step towards ‘personalised cancer vaccines’, plus what’s an ‘injectable lab’?

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News digest – cancer’s family tree, a melanoma ‘safe haven’, misleading reports about a blood test and more

Category: Science blog April 18, 2015

Piecing together cancer’s family tree, new research exposes melanoma’s ‘safe have’, plus another ‘simple blood test’ that’s not so simple, or a bl...

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News digest – pensioners’ risk of melanoma, mimicking blood vessels, clam cancer and more

Category: Science blog April 11, 2015

Package holiday boom and increased skin cancer rates, breast cancer cells may mimic blood vessels to spread and clams can catch cancer from clams.

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