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News digest – Tessa Jowell, cancer waiting times, immunotherapy, and how should we talk about cancer?
Tributes were paid this week following the death of Tessa Jowell, and the Government announced increased funding for brain tumour research.
An experimental breath test can identify oesophageal and stomach cancers in people who already have cancer, according to a new study.
By studying small differences in our DNA, called SNPs, our scientists are showing how these could be used to help prevent cancer in the future.
Six months of breast cancer treatment ‘could be as effective as 12’ in some women with early stage disease
Six months of treatment could be as effective as 12 months for women with a type of early stage breast cancer, according to unpublished clinical trial results.
The Government has announced it will double a recent funding boost for brain tumour research following the death of Dame Tessa Jowell.
This week’s top stories: HPV vaccine is safe and effective and London Mayor to ban junk food ads on public transport.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed plans to impose a ban on junk food advertising on public transport, in a bid to tackle childhood obesity.
A vaccine to prevent cervical cancer is safe and effective in reducing cell changes, a new review has confirmed.
Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.
This week’s top story: Around 450,000 women in England weren’t invited for their final breast screening appointment due to an error with NHS computers.