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pancreatic cancer patients, new drug

New drug offers promising treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

Scientists have invented a new drug which could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer.
honeybee venom, breast cancer

Honeybee venom found to kill agressive breast cancer cells

Researchers from the University of Western Australia have found that the venom of honeybees can destroy aggressive breast cancer cells in a lab setting.
childhood cancer survivors

Hearing loss in childhood cancer survivors linked to neurocognitive deficits

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have discovered that hearing loss in childhood cancer survivors is associated with an increased risk for neurocognitive deficits.
imaging biomarkers

Oncology: Imaging biomarkers and the Alberta Radiopharmaceutical Collaboration

Dr Frank Wuest, Professor at Department of Oncology - University of Alberta, sheds light on the imaging biomarkers and the Alberta Radiopharmaceutical Collaboration in this special oncology focus.
Cancer research analysis

Cancer research analysis: A focus on innovation

Here, the International Agency for Research on Cancer and other experts provide an in-depth analysis of cancer, the second leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases plus the role of technology and innovation in the field.
paediatric cancers

Elucidating the pathogenesis of paediatric cancers

Prof Nicolo Riggi and Prof Ivan Stamenkovic from the University of Lausanne share their thoughts on the pathogenesis of paediatric cancers.
cancer in dogs and humans

Cancer in Dogs and Humans: How is it alike and how is it different?

Here, Jaime F. Modiano examines the similarities of cancer in dogs and humans, exploring the idea of a common origin.

Reducing the burden of colorectal cancer across Europe

Monique van Leerdam, leading colorectal cancer expert and Member of the United European Gastroenterology Public Affairs Committee, discusses what action can be taken to reduce the heavy burden of colorectal cancer across Europe.
global learning health system

Enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards

Peter Goodhand and Angela Page from Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, explain their thoughts on enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards.
cancer care

Advancements in Canada’s cancer care require strong government action

Here, Andrea Seale CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, discusses the recently elected government’s commitments to support Canadians with cancer.
whole body MRI

Should whole body MRI become first line in cancer staging?

Here, Professor Stuart Taylor at University College London (UCL), discusses the possibilities of whole body MRI in cancer staging.
uk cancer funding, NCRI

UK cancer funding reaches £700 million for first time

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) released figures today (4 February) showing that NCRI funding has reached £700 million for the first time.

Researchers create world’s most detailed map of breast cancer risk

An international team identified over 350 DNA 'errors' that increase risk of developing the disease, creating a map of breast cancer risk.
mouth cancer

The Oral Health Foundation launches national mouth cancer campaign

More than 130 people joined The Oral Health Foundation yesterday, at the Houses of Parliament, as the charity announced this year's Mouth Cancer Action Month.
cancer screening machines

78 NHS trusts to receive new cancer screening machines

The 78 trusts, that have now been announced, will receive funding for new machines that will improve patient experience and lead to earlier cancer diagnosis.
ovarian cancer

New test could diagnose ovarian cancer up to two years earlier

A new test developed at Queen's University could allow ovarian cancer to be diagnosed at a stage up to two years earlier than current methods.
detection and survival

NHS to prioritise early cancer detection and survival

Cancer diagnosis will be made faster and more accurate with new technology to improve detection and survival, Matt Hancock announces.
Men's health week, male breast cancer

Men’s Health Week: Raising awareness about male breast cancer

During Men’s Health Week (10-16 June 2019) Breast Cancer Haven aims to raise awareness of breast cancer amongst the male population and remind the public that the charity’s services are available to anyone affected by the disease.
cancer diagnosis

The emotional impact of false positive cancer diagnosis

False positives in cancer diagnosis cost NHS millions each year and cause huge anxiety across the nation, Wesley Baker, CEO of ANCON Medical discusses the impact of outdated cancer diagnosis.
urine test, smear test, cervical cancer

Urine test could replace smear test for cervical cancer

University of Manchester scientists latest research finds that urine testing may be as good as the smear test for preventing cervical cancer.

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