Cancer In The News
Some cancer drugs approved in Europe might not have sufficient evidence of survival benefits, says study
New research has found that many cancer drugs recently approved in Europe lacked evidence from clinical trials that they boosted survival or quality of life.
From this week’s cancer news we look at how HIV research could offer clues about lung cancer and bust headlines about a radiotherapy ‘cure’ for prostate cancer.
Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug targets.
In this week's news a drug was approved for some lung cancer patients in England, and vaping could be a big piece of the quitting smoking puzzle.
A new recommendation by NICE gives certain lung cancer patients access to the immunotherapy drug nivolumab, through the Cancer Drugs Fund.
Professor Jack Cuzick has received our Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.
From this week’s cancer news we look at chemo-killing bacteria and ask: Can tattoos really give you cancer? Read the digest for more.
Two clinical trials have found that existing treatments for advanced melanoma could stop the cancer returning in some people with earlier stage disease.
In this week's cancer news there's Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.
This week the US approves CAR T cell therapy, scientists make nanomachines to drill cancer cells in a lab and developers claim an app spots pancreatic cancer.