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White blood cells that usually help fight infections could be co-opted by cancer cells to help tumours spread, a new US study has found.
Tobacco companies are exaggerating the need for small retailers to sell cigarettes and the impact it has on footfall and profits.
Cancer patients are being given a new consent form to better explain the drugs they will be given before starting treatment.
Certain microbes in the gut can help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs, according to a new study.
New ratings published by NHS England show how different areas of the country are handling the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.