Global Cancer News

The Lancet: A link between different forms of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer

An international collaboration, using data from more than 100,000 women with breast cancer from 58 epidemiological studies worldwide, has found that using menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer,…

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WPI researchers create cancer-detecting chip

A mechanical engineering professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and his research team believe they have discovered a revolutionary new way to detect cancer. Balaji Panchapakesan said their liquid biopsy chip has been 100% effective in…

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HPV and cancer: 9 myths busted

Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) is quite common, the facts surrounding it can be confusing. Who can get HPV? How do they get it? Can it be treated? How safe and effective is the HPV…

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, HPV vaccine in Rwanda, prostate cancer guidelines and sunscreen chemicals

Read about this week News Digest’s cancer research breakthrough headlines including National screening programs, a new drug for aggressive childhood brain cancer, HPV vaccination in Rwanda, and more. Original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/11/news-digest-nhs-staff-shortages-hpv-vaccine-in-rwanda-prostate-cancer-guidelines-and-sunscreen-chemicals/

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Skin and breast cancer drugs approved for NHS use in Scotland

Two cancer drugs have been approved for patients on the NHS in Scotland. An immunotherapy for some people with advanced skin cancer and a targeted drug for some patients with breast cancer got the green light this…

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