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Cancer patients want more say in treatment decisions

Cancer patients under 55 want more of a say in the decisions made about their treatment, according to new research being published in the British Journal of Cancer.

Friends and family say doctors should give lifestyle advice to cancer patients

Over 80 per cent of cancer patients' close friends and family think that doctors should give their cancer patients lifestyle advice on eating habits, weight-loss and...

Cancer Research UK and CRT collaborate with Abcodia to discover and develop tests for early diagnosis of cancer

CANCER RESEARCH UK and its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), have joined forces with Abcodia, the biomarker validation company with a focus on cancer...

Cancer survivors need more support to stop smoking and drinking

Cancer survivors are no more likely to stop smoking, cut down on alcohol, or exercise more often than the general population, according to new research published in the...

Cancer Research Technology and Cancer Research UK establish lipid metabolism research team

Cancer Research Technology, Cancer Research UKїs commercial arm, has established a group of scientists with expertise in lipid metabolism ї getting energy from fats and...

Many male cancer patients are missing out on sperm banking

Many men - whose fertility may be at risk from cancer treatment - are not being offered the chance to store their sperm according to new research published today in the...

People fear cancer more than other serious illness

More than a third of people in the UK fear cancer more than other life-threatening conditions - such as Alzheimer's, stroke and heart disease according to a Cancer...

Cancer Research UK launches trial for potential new drug to block cancer cells' energy supply

CANCER RESEARCH UK’s Drug Development Office (DDO) has launched a new clinical trial of a brand new type of experimental drug to treat a range of cancers.

Scientists uncover protective role of BRCA2's 'protein partner'

Cancer Research UK scientists have shed new light on the vital role that a protein plays in protecting our DNA, reveals a study published in Nature Structural and...

Poor people more likely to view cancer as fatal

People in lower paid jobs are pessimistic about the benefits of diagnosing cancer early and more scared than affluent people to see a doctor about an unusual symptom, new...

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