Cancer

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.

Resources

The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer - WebMD
An estimated 40% to 50% of fair-skinned people who live to be 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Learn to spot the early warning signs

Cancer genomics - Part of the 100,000 Genomes Project run by Genomics England

Recent News

Hundreds of new cancer gene targets discovered

BBC - 10-Apr-2019

Systematic approach reveals new targets for drug development

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Off-the-shelf natural killer cells to target solid tumours in clinical trial

Medical News Today - 09-Apr-2019

Using iPS cells would be a lot cheaper than personalised immunotherapy

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Wearable monitor detects more cancer cells than liquid biopsy

Medical News Today - 01-Apr-2019

Human trials in a few years time

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