Lung cancer news

News digest – lung cancer drug, vaping, HPV, and… CRISPR genome editing?

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.

Promising immunotherapy drug now available for some lung cancer patients in England

A new recommendation by NICE gives certain lung cancer patients access to the immunotherapy drug nivolumab, through the Cancer Drugs Fund.

Publishing national chemotherapy data has helped NHS hospitals make changes that should improve treatment

A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.

News digest – vitamin supplements, cancer ‘avatars’, immunotherapy targets, and… Wi-Fi worries?

In this week's cancer news there's vitamin supplements and lung cancer risk, physical activity in middle age and immunotherapy research. Read our digest for more.

SABR: radiotherapy that’s smart, fast and to the point

Researchers believe that focused high doses of radiotherapy could one day replace surgery for small cancers in certain organs.

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