Global Cancer News

Experimental drug trial seeks to improve treatment for head and neck cancer

Anne Li A trial to test an experimental drug in patients with head and neck cancer launches in the UK, through the Combinations Alliance – a joint initiative between Cancer Research UK and the Experimental…

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Gut bacteria might hitch a ride with spreading bowel cancer cells

Anne Li Bacteria found in certain bowel cancers can also be found inside a small number of tumours that have spread to another part of the body, says new research. The bacteria helped bowel cancer…

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Our milestones: Nudging breast cancer radiotherapy in the right direction

Anne Li The journey from discovering x-rays to using them to treat cancer was a quick one. It began in the winter of 1895 in a physicist’s lab in central Bavaria, Germany. While he was…

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News digest – NHS announcements, the Budget, experimental treatments and… alcoholic jelly?

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK’s News Digest gives us updates on NHS announcements, the Budget, boosts to research development, experimental immunotherapy, head and neck cancers, PTSD, link between obesity and cancer, connections between…

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News digest – breast cancer drugs, alcohol pricing, ‘indulgent grandparents’, and… coffee (again)?

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK’s News Digest gives us updates on new breast cancer drugs, minimum price for alcohol, grandparents’ influence, helping smokers quit, obesity rates, organoids, gene editing, pancreatic cancer, and finally….…

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