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A possible link between cancer and the levels of a component of blood, called platelets, should be investigated further, according to a new study.
Study finds that young adults in the US who hadn’t been vaccinated were around 14 times more likely to have oral HPV infections than those who were vaccinated.
A drug holds lung cancer at bay longer after surgery than standard chemotherapy, according to unpublished results of a new trial in China.
New images may have uncovered why in some cases cancers don’t respond to certain immunotherapy drugs.
For the first time, less than half the people in Great Britain who use e-cigarettes also smoke tobacco cigarettes.