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cancer therapeutics, cellular phenotypes

A new wave of molecular cancer therapeutics

Hernando Lopez-Bertoni, explores the new wave of molecular cancer therapeutics and states the case for learning the mechanisms as a pro, so one can target them as an artist.
medical cannabis cancer

Medical cannabis & the future of cancer treatments   

Dr Stephen Barnhill MD, CEO of Apollon Formularies Plc, examines medical cannabis and the future of cancer treatments across the UK and the European healthcare sectors.

Drug with the ability to reprogramme aggressive brain tumours 

Study shows L-methylfolate, when administered alongside standard therapy for glioblastomas, changed the DNA process within a patients tumour
prostate cancer ultrasound, MRI scan

Ultrasounds to detect prostate cancer are highly successful 

An ultrasound can diagnose most prostate cancer cases in men with great accuracy – only missing 3.4% of severe cases.
AI tools for mammography

Optimising AI tools for mammography clinical practice

Lester Litchfield, Data & Science Manager, Volpara Health, explores how to build confidence in the use of AI for mammography clinical practice Artificial Intelligence (AI)...
disparities in cancer care

Examining intersectionality to find disparities in cancer care

Analysis of 28 studies has found that the intersection of sexual minority status with ethnicity is associated with lower cancer screenings.
lower cancer risk, meat

Lower cancer risk in diets with lower meat intake

Researchers analysing dietary habits find that those who consume meat five times or less weekly have a lower cancer risk.
aggressive bladder cancer

New potential therapy for aggressive bladder cancer

Led by Yale Cancer Center, new research shows that enfortumab vedotin is an effective alternative for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC)
cell heterogeneity

Single cell cancer research

Chair of Medical Cell BioPhysics Leon WMM Terstappen highlights why the interrogation of the cancer cells at the single cell level is required to truly understand cancer development.
non-melanoma cancer, skin cancer

Non-melanoma skin cancer

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, describes the main focus of non-melanoma skin cancer, including its steadily rising incidence in the UK.
pancreatic cancer treatment, HIFU treatment

Scientists discover new treatment to fight pancreatic cancer

The potential pancreatic cancer treatment combines an ultrasound and immunotherapy method, with substantial "anti-cancer" benefits in lab mice.
metastatic breast cancer

Prospects for minimally invasive and optimally effective cancer immunotherapy

Here, Professor of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Saskatchewan, Peter Betscher, explains how he is dedicated towards realising Robert North’s vision.
metastatic breast cancer, immunotherapy

Scientists use tumour-fighting cells to treat breast cancer

An ongoing clinical trial led by the NCI Centre for Cancer Research reveals an experimental form of immunotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.
lung cancer recurrence, atezolizumab

Drug gives 34% protection against lung cancer recurrence

The NHS have gained a new drug, atezolizumab, which can give 34% protection against lung cancer recurrence or death, post-chemotherapy.
ovarian cancer device

Tiny “falloposcope” can detect early ovarian cancer

Scientists invented the ‘falloposcope’ to detect early-stage ovarian cancer - now, making history, a surgeon successfully used the device to capture images of fallopian tubes.
cervical cancer screening

Which groups are impacted by decreased cervical cancer screenings?

A survey points out the low number of cervical cancer screenings across the US, whilst examining which demographics are being hit the hardest.
blood test cancer

New blood test identifies metastatic status of cancer

A new minimally invasive and inexpensive blood test can detect a range of cancers in patients with non-specific symptoms, and can indicate whether the cancer has spread.
oestrogen breast cancer, oestrogens

Oestrogen signalling, environmental chemicals & links with breast cancer

Members of the Breast Cancer & Environment Research Program walk us through what we need to know about oestrogen signalling, including environmental chemicals & links with breast cancer.

Artificial Intelligence solutions for healthcare delivery

Chaith Kondragunta, CEO at AIRA Matrix Private Limited, details Artificial Intelligence-based solutions that can positively impact prostate cancer outcomes.
miRNAs in brain cancer therapy

miRNAs in brain cancer therapy – Mighty things from small beginnings grow

Dr Hernando Lopez-Bertoni at the Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of medicine, discusses the development of miRNAs in brain cancer therapy

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