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European Commission presents Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan

The European Commission has announced its Europe's Beating Cancer Plan which sets out a new EU approach to cancer prevention, treatment and care.
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AI technology can help tackle the cancer care backlog

Hugh Bettesworth, CEO, Mirada Medical, explores how AI autocontouring technology can help tackle the cancer care backlog as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Black women face racial disparities in breast cancer screening

Black women face higher mortality rates and recurrence of breast cancer, according to researchers from University of Illinois Chicago.
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New drug combination effective in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treatment

Scientists have identified two drugs that are effective in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treatment when combined.
ovarian cancer cells

Ovarian cancer cells adjust to their environment to boost tumour growth

A new study revealing how ovarian cancer cells adapt to their environment to aid tumour growth brings researchers closer to developing targeted treatments.
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Head and neck cancer treatment

Michelle Vickers, CEO of the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation tells us what we need to know about head and neck cancer treatment, including comment on driving surgical-technological development.
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Cancer challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

Zisis Kozlakidis, International Agency for Research on Cancer and Chite Asirwa, International Cancer Institute, walk us through the cancer challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa today.
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Tackling the burden of pancreatic cancer in Europe

Leading pancreatic cancer experts Professor Matthias Löhr and Professor Monique van Leerdam of United European Gastroenterology’s (UEG) Public Affairs Committee discuss the importance of early diagnosis and the latest developments in treatment for pancreatic cancer.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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