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An in-depth analysis of medulloblastoma brain tumours has identified faulty genes underlying the disease.
The Department of Health has published its long-awaited Tobacco Control Plan for England.
Survival for UK cancer patients is lower than in much of Europe, according to a new report.
Personalised vaccines have been used to successfully treat melanoma (skin cancer) patients in two small studies.
Cancer patients should have routine access to genetic testing to improve diagnosis and treatment, according to England’s chief medical officer.