Global Cancer News

New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer

Research published today in Nature Medicine by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has described a new immunotherapy approach, which led to a complete disappearance of tumors in a woman with advanced metastatic breast…

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Bracing for the ups and downs of biotech

There is a lot of excitement in our market over the new rules we introduced earlier this month to welcome new economy and pre-revenue biotech companies. We’ve already had several companies express interest in listing…

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

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. Now, Singaporean…

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

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 from NICE…

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Professor Margaret Frame OBE and her contribution to cancer research

Anne Li At the start of this year Professor Margaret Frame, science director at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, was given an OBE for her contribution to cancer research.She answers a few questions about…

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