Global Cancer News

Recreating liver tumors as organoids for faster, more accurate drug screening

Anne Li A major challenge in developing liver cancer drugs is that preclinical testing occurs in tumor models that do not accurately reflect human tumor features, causing drug candidates to later fail in clinical testing.…

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News digest – aspirin to prevent cancer, e-cigarettes, burning hot tea and… asparagus?

Anne Li Doctors should use a specialised type of scan to help decide if patients with pancreatic cancer may benefit from surgery, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). New guidance…

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News digest – cancer blood test, junk food ads, science snapshots and… ‘gene tests for all?’

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK’s News Digest gives us updates on blood tests, junk food ads, collaborations, snapshots, invasive breast cancer, reassuring reminders, prostate cancer, smokers, reconstructive surgery, blood cancer, and finally…. a…

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Cancer Research UK and the Institute of Cancer Research, London, join forces with Merck in new drug discovery alliance

Anne Li Cancer Research UK’s Commercial Partnerships Team and The Institute of Cancer Research, London, announced a multi-project collaboration and licensing deal with Merck, a leading science and technology company, to discover and develop new…

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Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads

Anne Li Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food snacks, according to a report by Cancer Research UK. Being bombarded…

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