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ASCO 2018 news: ‘blood tests’, breast cancer chemo, kinder treatments and immunotherapy

Category: Science blog June 2, 2018 4 comments

The top stories from the 2018 ASCO annual meeting: overexcited coverage of cancer blood tests and how a gene test can tailor breast cancer treatment.

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6 tips to spot cancer ‘fake news’

Category: Science blog May 30, 2018 3 comments

How can you tell if there’s more to the latest cancer news than meets the eye? Here are a few tips to help you judge a story for yourself.

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News digest – Testosterone, artificial intelligence, genetic tests, the HPV vaccine and… a cuppa?

Category: Science blog November 11, 2017 2 comments

Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.

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NCRI 2017: How knowing tumours inside and out is boosting progress

Category: Science blog November 8, 2017 Comments are closed

In our round-up of this year’s NCRI conference we reveal exciting new research that’s helping scientists get to know cancer better.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 Comments are closed

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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News digest – Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and… a tribute to Professor Patrick Johnston.

Category: Science blog June 10, 2017 1 comment

Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and our tribute to the remarkable Professor Patrick Johnston. Here’s our weekly news report.

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‘Once in a career feeling’ as trial shows offering prostate cancer drug earlier improves survival

Category: Science blog June 6, 2017 21 comments

We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.

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Blood tests, microbes, immunotherapy and more: AACR 2017’s hottest topics

Category: Science blog April 13, 2017 1 comment

At AACR 2017, thousands of doctors and scientists shared progress in cancer research. Read about the hottest topics.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 Comments are closed

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 Comments are closed

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

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