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New system helps early prostate cancer detection

New system helps early prostate cancer detection

Researchers at Universitat Politècnica de València and the Universidad de Granada, Spain, are developing a new system which will help the early diagnosis of...
NHS England introduces rapid diagnostic and assessment centres

NHS England introduces rapid diagnostic and assessment centres

The rapid diagnostic and assessment centres are being introduced across England with the aim of catching cancer earlier and preventing patients from being referred...
Managing cancer pain with basic bedside chart system

Managing cancer pain with basic bedside chart system

A new study from Edinburgh University, UK, has shown how the treatment and management of a patient’s cancer pain can be improved by a...
Could over 2,500 cancer cases be avoided each week?

Could over 2,500 cancer cases be avoided each week?

New figures published today by Cancer Research UK have revealed that more than 135,500 cancer cases a year in the UK, equating to 2,500...
Two genes that trigger leukaemia development discovered

Two genes that trigger leukaemia development discovered

An international group of researchers have made a breakthrough in the understanding of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, finding two cancer genes working together to trigger...
Colorectal cancer death rates continue to fall

Colorectal cancer death rates continue to fall

Researchers have called colorectal cancer one of the major success stories of the past 30 years in Europe, predicting that in 2018 death rates...
An MRI scan can improve prostate cancer detection

An MRI scan can improve prostate cancer detection

An international study led by the University College London (UCL) and University College London Hospital (UCLH) has found that an MRI scan and targeted...
New biomarkers discovered for neuroblastoma

New biomarkers discovered for neuroblastoma

Two new biomarkers have been discovered for neuroblastoma, a type of cancer in children. The findings are expected to have immediate significance for disease...
Could screening open up more treatment options for cancer patients

Excessive TV viewing could increase bowel cancer risk in men

New research suggests that sitting down to watch over four hours of TV a day could increase bowel cancer risk in men compared to...
One-off prostate cancer PSA test does not save lives

One-off prostate cancer PSA test does not save lives

Inviting men with no symptoms to a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer does not save lives, according to results from a ten-year Cancer...
Leukaemia anti-cancer drug may work against rare ovarian cancer

Leukaemia anti-cancer drug may work against rare ovarian cancer

A study has found that an anti-cancer drug, ponatinib, which is used to fight leukaemia, has shown promise in tackling a rare and aggressive...
Could a blood test predict if breast cancer drug palbociclib is helping?

Could a blood test predict if breast cancer drug palbociclib is helping?

A new study has found a blood test for cancer DNA which could help predict if a woman is responding to the new breast...

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