Tag Archives: cancer

Pioneering proton beam therapy for 10-year-old girl

22 Jun

Amelia Brome from Lancashire was diagnosed with cancer in January 2017.

Continue reading at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40370311

Cancer fraudster ordered to pay back £1 after £15,000 deception

20 Jun

Kelsey Whitehead duped her employer into giving her more than £14,000 for her terminal cancer.

Continue reading at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-40332492

Cardiff scientist to ‘train’ virus to fight ovarian cancer

19 Jun

A scientist will explore whether a virus which infects the airways can fight ovarian cancer.

Continue reading at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-40305580

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

19 Jun

By detecting cancer DNA in blood, the test can identify which men will benefit from precision drugs.

Continue reading at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40302692

‘Monumental U-turn’ on cancer drug

15 Jun

Breast cancer drug Kadcyla should now become routine treatment in the UK.

Continue reading at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40290642

Drug that creates a ‘real sun-tan’ could prevent cancer

13 Jun

The drug mimics sunlight to make the skin produce the brown form of the pigment melanin.

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GP’s call to ‘equally protect’ boys with HPV vaccine

7 Jun

Dr Kirsty Bonney says she wants to see boys ‘equally protected’ against cancers caused by HPV.

Continue reading at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40062677