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News digest – NHS drug decision, cost of cancer, missed GP appointments and prostate cancer deaths

In the news this week: a new type of targeted cancer drug is initial rejected for use on the NHS in England

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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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News digest – NHS drug decisions, leukaemia treatment trials and long term anastrozole benefits

In the news this week: breast cancer drug combo made more widely available on the NHS and the long term benefits of anastrozole are revealed.

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News digest – NHS avoidable delays, sugary festive drinks, hair dye and mistletoe

In the news this week: our stats show 1 in 4 people are experience avoidable delays for their cancer diagnosis and festive hot drinks are loaded with sugar.

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News digest – heart health risks, immunotherapy trials, prostate cancer urine test and living with cancer

In the news this week: new estimates suggest there are now nearly 3 million people in the UK living with cancer and some promising immunotherapy trial results.

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News digest – A&E diagnoses, teen inactivity, NHS staff shortages and arthritis drugs

In the news this week: an arthritis drug has stopped breast cancer spreading to bones in mice and teens across the globe are not doing enough physical activity.

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News digest – cancer waiting times, complementary treatments, obesity and a NASA-style training for cancer patients?

In the news this week: cancer waiting time targets have been missed since 2015 and people suggest cancer patients to be given a NASA-style training before chemo.

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News digest – transforming radiotherapy research, ‘DIY’ cervical screening tests, exercise and UK General Election

In the news this week: we pledge £56 million to revolutionise radiotherapy research and new study adds to evidence that gut bacteria might be behind some bowel cancers.

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News digest – liver cancer death rates, snacking culture, barriers to screening and fact checking NHS claims

In the news this week: liver cancer death rates are on the rise and we learn more about the biology of prostate cancer.

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