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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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Bowel cancer rates are rising in young adults, but do we know what’s behind the increase?

Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. Both studies looked at large numbers of people across several countries, including the UK, providing…

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News digest – bowel cancer rates, brain tumour ‘pink drink’, cigarette displays and chewing gum

Grace Li New from News Digest this week: follow with new breakthroughs and research on bowel cancer rates, brain tumor “pink drink”, cigarette displays and chewing gum. Read more at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/18/news-digest-bowel-cancer-rates-brain-tumour-pink-drink-cigarette-displays-and-chewing-gum/

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AFCR Scientific Advisory Board Chairman’s Brain Cancer Efforts Recognized

W.K. Alfred Yung, M.D., a brain cancer researcher and chairman of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research’s scientific advisory board, was last week presented with the 3rd Annual SNOChina Award for Outstanding Contributions of International…

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