AI v cancer

1 Aug

Artificial intelligence helping human scientists is promising to slash development times for new drugs.

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Pancreatic cancer trial: Early surgery boosts success rates

1 Aug

New quicker approach to treatment cuts waiting times for surgery, and reduces cost to the NHS.

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Child cancer patient returns to Ipswich Hospital as nurse

26 Jul

Millie Osman, 22, was diagnosed with leukaemia aged two.

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Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

24 Jul

Scientists say new immunotherapy drugs may help researchers “unlock” treatment for the virus.

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Plan not to give HPV vaccine to boys causes concern

19 Jul

Decision not to vaccinate boys against a cancer-causing sexually transmitted infection attracts fierce criticism.

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Cancer MOT: Mechanic taking on prostate cancer

13 Jul

Errol McKellar, a garage owner from Hackney, is raising awareness of prostate cancer by offering 20% discounts to any customer willing to get tested for the disease.

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Kidney cancer drug approved for NHS use in England

10 Jul

It has the potential to stop drug-resistant tumours in some advanced patients.

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