Cancer News

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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Seven ways to prevent bowel cancer

Guardian - 16-Apr-2018

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths.

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One-stop shops to speed up cancer diagnosis

BBC - 03-Apr-2018

Patients often face delays when they have non-specific symptoms.

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2,500 cancer cases a week could be avoided

Cancer Research UK - 23-Mar-2018

According to a study by Cancer Research UK more than 135,500 cases of cancer a year in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle change.

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Australia could eradicate cervical cancer

Guardian - 03-Mar-2018

In 2007, Australia began providing free HPV vaccine to girls aged 12-13 years.

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Mini-tumours created to battle cancer

BBC - 22-Feb-2018

Biopsies were taken and grown into miniature 3D cancerous organs in the lab.

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