Including gene editing, immunotherapy, modified viruses, vaccines, personalised medicine, and nanotechnology
This section will maintain key information and medical advancements relating to cancer – how to prevent it and what treatments are available.
Not every new story - just major breakthroughs and studies on ways to prevent. Particularly will be focusing on research results in humans - lots of promising treatments unfortunately never make it from the lab, through human trials, and onto the market.
Did you know? A handful of your cells turn cancerous EVERY DAY - but your immune system tracks them down and kills them before they turn into large-scale cancer.
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Cancer Blog Posts
iKnife can diagnose endometrial cancer within seconds, paves way for new diagnostic pathways
The Guardian - 03-Jan-2023
Getting diagnosis within seconds could enable women confirmed to have cancer start treatment soonerRead more...
Therapeutic applications of base editing clears girl's leukemia
BBC - 11-Dec-2022
Base editing can soon be a part in taking control of our genomes to fight genetic diseasesRead more...
Researchers found a missing genetic link that helps melanoma cells defeat mortality
EurekAlert! - 10-Nov-2022
Mutations in a telomere binding protein provide a new approach to treat melanoma and other cancersRead more...
Understanding air pollution cancer would lead to a new era of molecular cancer prevention
BBC - 10-Sep-2022
Mutations alone are not always enough for tumour formationRead more...
Pharmashots interviews Laurent Levy about cancer-killing radiotherapy enhancers
Pharmashots - 10-Aug-2022
NBTXR3 might give hope to patients who are ineligible for certain chemotheraphyRead more...