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Drug could protect children from hearing loss after chemo

New trials results show that a drug can reduce hearing loss in children treated with the chemo drug cisplatin.

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Cancer blood tests and learning from HIV – our latest Pioneer Awards

Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug targets.

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World Cancer Day 2017: liver cancer, a global challenge thanks to viruses and alcohol

In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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Jet lag and liver cancer – what’s the story?

Headlines suggested that jet lag could raise the risk of liver cancer. We spoke to an expert to find out the story.

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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.

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A tantalising tale of obesity, bacteria and liver cancer

Could a fatty diet alter the bacteria in your gut, causing them to secrete a chemical that can cause liver cancer?

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A minimum alcohol price could cut cancer rates

Alcohol has been a well-loved but problematic part of British life for centuries, as immortalised in 18th century artist Hogarth’s…

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A disappointing decision on liver cancer treatment

NICE’s decision today not to recommend sorafenib – also known as Nexavar – to the NHS for the treatment of…

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