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Progress in Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy of Cancer Requires Rethinking of European Reimbursement Practices for Mutation Testing
Epigenetic changes play a critical role in the development of paediatric cancers. Ivan Stamenkovic, Professor of Pathology, explains
Photodynamic Therapy is a treatment that combines a photosensitizing drug, visible light and oxygen to kill cancer cells. Professor Eli Glatstein explains
University of Perugia’s Ursula Grohmann and Antonio Macchiarulo share the work of the DIDO project in understanding cancer and autoimmune disease therapies
Science Information Officer Dr Catherine Pickworth outlines the work being carried out by Cancer Research UK to fight against pancreatic cancer
Dr Eva Steliarova, Scientist at IARC’s Section of Cancer Surveillance explains how research results can be used to reduce the burden of cancer in children
Sumith A Kularatne, Vice President of Research & Development at On Target Laboratories discusses the scope of image-guided surgery in treating lung cancer
Sumith A Kularatne of On Target Laboratories, LLC highlights cancer immunotherapy as the treatment of the year to target cancer cells
There are many challenges associated with identifying potentially cancerous pancreatic cysts. Here, Dr. Annabelle L. Fonseca et al explain
Dr Alla Reznik, Canada Research Chair in Physics of Medical Imaging, explains how Positron Emission Mammography is effective when detecting breast cancer
Professor Roberto Cerbino of the University of Milan discusses how cell tissues may be ruled by the same laws of jammed inert particles
The Cancer Drugs Fund, set up to pay for medication not funded by the NHS, was a “huge waste of money” and caused unnecessary suffering for patients
Canadian Cancer Society’s Dr Rob Nuttall and Shawn Chirrey explain how fighting against breast cancer requires ongoing support for research and screening
A mechanism used by breast cancer cells to grow and spread has been discovered. This has the potential to open the way for a new generation of treatments
AIRC is involved in financing cancer research in Italy, helping researchers produce quality projects. Professor Federico Caligaris Cappio explains
Zhihui Wang and Vittorio Cristini provide evidence that could improve the success of treatment plans and make predicting cancer treatment outcome easier Current processes for creating cancer treatment plans are primarily based on empirical data from clinical trials, consensus expert panel guidelines, and limited laboratory-based testing. Physicians still face major...
IARC’s Véronique Terrasse highlights the link between the growing obesity epidemic and cancer in countries around the world, with some alarming statistics The obesity1 epidemic is reaching alarming proportions in many countries and has become a major public health concern in both developed and low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Indeed, the...
Open Access Government spoke to the National Cancer Institute’s Dr S Percy Ivy about cancer research and training and the importance of clinical trials The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of 27 institutes that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NCI is the US federal government’s...
New avenues are opening up for treatment of gynaecological cancer, Professor Gunnar Kristensen of Oslo University Hospital explains to Open Access Government Surgery remains an important step in the treatment of ovarian cancer. Two earlier randomised studies revealed the same survival rates for patients who had surgery as the first...
SIOPE asks why therapies made available for adults are not extended to children with cancer, and why paediatric oncology drug development is lagging behind Thanks to the increasing introduction of molecular targeting and personalised medicine strategies, innovative medicines and treatments are nowadays available for adults with cancer. Widespread access to...