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News digest – vaping as a stop-smoking aid, an NHS first, cervical screening samples and why cancer won’t be ‘cured in a year’

Category: Science blog February 2, 2019 2 comments

In this week’s news: vaping as a stop smoking tool and why a ‘cancer cure in a year’ is unlikely.

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News digest – 3 new Grand Challenge teams, tests for ‘unknown cancers’, cervical screening and renaming cancer

Category: Science blog January 26, 2019 1 comment

In the news this week: cervical cancer prevention, sugary drinks and should we rename certain ‘low risk’ cancers?

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News digest – breast cancer risk calculator, ‘flexitarian’ diets, shape-shifting cancer cells and till receipts

Category: Science blog January 19, 2019 1 comment

In the news this week: our scientists have made a calculator that predicts breast cancer risk and teenage cancer survival continues to rise.

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News digest – NHS long-term plan, chemo ‘sponge’, NHS waiting times and high fibre diets

Category: Science blog January 12, 2019 0 comments

In the news this week: NHS long-term plan is published, and scientists develop a ‘sponge’ to help mop up excess chemotherapy in the blood.

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News digest – a cancer breath test, tumour VR, lab culture and 2019 predictions

Category: Science blog January 5, 2019 0 comments

In the news this week: A clinical trial for a breath test that might detect cancer launches and children are eating too many sugary foods.

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News digest – unhealthy food tax, NICE decisions, fertility and an experimental cervical cancer test

Category: Science blog December 22, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: a new experimental cervical cancer test and England’s top doctor calls for a tax on unhealthy foods.

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News digest – specialist prostate cancer scans, HPV vaccine catch up, breast cancer risk and surgery gel spray 

Category: Science blog December 15, 2018 0 comments

In this week’s news: specialist prostate cancer MRI scan recommended on NHS and scientists are developing a gel spray to reduce tumour growth after surgery.

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News digest – lung cancer screening study, 100,000 genomes sequenced, NHS proton beam therapy and a ‘universal cancer blood test’

Category: Science blog December 8, 2018 0 comments

In this week’s news: why a ‘universal cancer test’ is not yet ready for patients and the UK’s largest ever lung cancer screening study will open next year.

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News digest – cancer survival, cervical screening, immunotherapy on the NHS and US targeted drug approval

Category: Science blog December 1, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: cancer survival in England is still lagging behind the best and a second immunotherapy drug is made available for advanced skin cancer on the NHS.

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News digest – junk food ad ban, cancer-killing viruses, immunotherapy on the NHS and sugar supplements

Category: Science blog November 24, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: more NHS patients will receive immunotherapy and we explain why a sugar supplement isn’t a proven cancer treatment just yet.

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