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News digest – Pregnancy reprograms breast cells, reducing organ transplant rejection, new uses for malaria drug, and white blood cell-inspired glass robots

Malaria drug used to treat glioblastoma  One of the most aggressive types of brain cancer could be treated with an…

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News digest – 15-minute prostate test, COVID-19 AI database, CAR T cell therapy and cancer ancestry links

An AI-powered database is collating global COVID-19 research to accelerate the search for treatments.

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News digest – cancer blood test, prostate cancer treatment, cancer risk and breast cancer radiotherapy

A targeted cancer drug, already used to treat some breast and ovarian cancers, has also been found to be effective for some men with advanced prostate cancer.

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News digest – targeted treatment approval, prostate cancer deaths and antlers?

A ‘breakthrough’ targeted cancer drug has been approved for NHS use in England.

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News digest – ‘stealth’ nanoparticles, children’s brain tumours, lung cancer immunotherapy and aspirin

Scientists have developed nanoparticles that can slip through the blood-brain barrier in mice.

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News digest – microbial ‘signatures’, aspirin and liver cancer, vaping and coronavirus

Scientists have discovered it’s possible to identify some cancers by searching for microbial DNA ‘signatures’ in the blood.

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News digest – cataloguing cancer genomes, gene-edited immune cells and NHS finances

In the news this week: scientists have completed the most comprehensive study of cancer genetics to date, revealing new clues that could help to detect cancer earlier.

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News digest – ex-smokers’ lungs, NHS staff shortages, Brexit and breast cancer genes

In the news this week: protective cells lining the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces lung cancer risk.

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News digest – breast screening AI, NHS waiting times, brain tumour scans and ‘prehab’

In the news this week: AI software is just as good as a radiologist at spotting breast cancer in screening images.

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News digest – prostate cancer MRI trial, drug delivery, cancer ‘cures’ on Facebook and weight loss

In the news this week: WHO approves a cheap copy of a common breast cancer drug that could save the lives of women in low income countries.

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