Our top stories this week: gut bacteria may influence immunotherapy, emergency bowel cancer diagnoses in women and lunch ‘meal deals’ are too sugary.
This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.
Obesity and sugar hogged the headlines this week alongside success stories for personalised medicine. Read the digest for more.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
In this week’s news a drug was approved for some lung cancer patients in England, and vaping could be a big piece of the quitting smoking puzzle.
From this week’s cancer news we look at chemo-killing bacteria and ask: Can tattoos really give you cancer? Read the digest for more.
In this week’s cancer news there’s Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.
This week the US approves CAR T cell therapy, scientists make nanomachines to drill cancer cells in a lab and developers claim an app spots pancreatic cancer.