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A report from the National Cancer Institute in the US and the World Health Organisation has found that tobacco control measures are highly cost-effective.
A new study in mice suggests that a type of lung cancer could be split into two different diseases based on cells’ molecular fingerprints.
The Welsh government has announced “hugely positive” changes to its screening programmes for both cervical and bowel cancer.
UK scientists have revealed a number of genes that could play a role in how cancer cells spread through the body.
Targeting a molecule that helps cells repair their DNA could lead to a new treatment for some aggressive brain tumours, a University of Leeds study has found.