News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Anne Li                                                                                               April 23rd, 2017


This week, Cancer Research UK's News Digest gives us updates on immunotherapy drugs, shrinking a tumour, boosting immunotherapy, trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla), nivolumab (Opdivo), teenage boys to be vaccinated against HPV, childhood cancers have risen, early stage research, Cancer-detecting chewing gum, and finally….. killer sofas? This week's number is 13%, which is the rise in childhood cancers worldwide since the 1980s, partly due to better diagnosis.


See original article at: http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2017/04/14/news-digest-immunotherapies-showing-promise-breast-cancer-drug-approved-for-scotland-childhood-cancer-rates-and-killer-sofas/

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