Cancer 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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Tumour organoids used to select best cancer drug for patient

Healthline - 04-Mar-2019

Results available in less than a week

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AI makes ovarian cancer prognosis and treatment recommendation

Pharmaceutical Business Review - 18-Feb-2019

More accurate than current methods - we'll hear this a lot with AI in healthcare

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Drug attacks cancers cells using trojan horse antibody

Independent - 08-Feb-2019

Novel mechanisms for attacking cancer cells are always good news

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Cancers linked to obesity rising fastest in young adults

Independent - 04-Feb-2019

Four times faster increase in pancreatic cancers in the younger generation

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Head and neck cancer survival rates tripled with cheap painkillers

Independent - 26-Jan-2019

Only 266 participants in trial, but big pharma doesn’t pay to test free drugs

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Newspaper claims of new breast cancer testing tool are premature

NHS - 15-Jan-2019

Accurate risk estimate only available with a complete set of data for a patient.

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AI detects misshapen nuclei that indicate ovarian cancer

Independent - 12-Jan-2019

Once trained artificial intelligence is almost aways going to be more reliable than humans

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Delay in reporting embarrassing symptoms increases risk of death

Independent - 09-Jan-2019

It's important to realise the possible serious implications of the symptoms

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Cancer breathalyser starts clinical trial for wide range of cancers

Guardian - 03-Jan-2019

VOCs in breath captured by mask sent to lab for diagnosis - avoids invasive tests

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Tumour cells examined in virtual reality

BBC - 26-Dec-2018

Allows researchers to better understand tumour structure and examine it from any angle

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Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS

BBC - 17-Sep-2018

Dabrafenib and Trametinib are being offered for BRAF-positive melanoma patients

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Nanoparticles can directly tackle cancer cells

Health Europa - 13-Aug-2018

Nanoparticles reduce drug toxicity and promote cancer cell targeting

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Routine cancer DNA tests coming to NHS

Guardian - 03-Jul-2018

NHS establishes a network of specialized centres for DNA analysis for "specialized medicine"

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Immunotherapy beats terminal breast cancer

BBC - 04-Jun-2018

Treatment consist in collecting, in vitro expansion and injection of white blood cells in patients

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Top 6 wrong beliefs in causes of cancer

BBC - 26-Apr-2018

Increasing numbers of people getting the risk factors wrong.

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More accurate prostate cancer test

Guardian - 22-Apr-2018

Dundee University using ultrasound to detect prostate tumours.

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Personalized vaccine fights ovarian cancer

Washington Post - 22-Apr-2018

Uses the patient’s immune cells as a sort of T-cell training force.

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