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Clearing up chemo options for frail and elderly patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers

Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.

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Tackling side effects in head and neck cancer treatment – the end of the road for hyperbaric oxygen?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been used for years to prevent a side effect of head and neck cancer treatment called osteoradionecrosis. But does it work?

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Developing kinder treatments for people with brain tumours

We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.

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Our milestones: Nudging breast cancer radiotherapy in the right direction

This entry is part 29 of 30 in the series Our milestones

The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.

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“What’s happening to make treatments better and less horrible?”– Alyssa’s story

When she was four, Alyssa was diagnosed with cancer. Here, she and her mom Angela tell her story.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 3

We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Cancer care in England and Scotland – what do patients really think?

We take a detailed look at the findings of the recent Cancer Patient Experience Surveys, which ran in England and Scotland.

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Recently funded research – studying populations to piece together cancer clues

We look at the latest round of innovative and exciting new projects we’re funding in population research.

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‘A message of love and support is a beautiful thing’ – Amy’s story

In the run up to World Cancer Day 2016, we caught up with breast cancer survivor, to find out how she was doing, and why she’s supporting World Cancer Day again.

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Gut microbes trigger chemo side-effects, but there could be a way to stop them

A US team has found new evidence that a particular group of bacteria may be behind side-effects linked to bowel cancer chemo.

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