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A new targeted drug could be used to treat a small number of advanced cancers no matter where they grow in the body, according to new trial results.
An NHS research project to uncover the genetic causes of cancers and rare diseases has reached the halfway mark.
Branded tests designed to predict if breast cancer will come back vary in accuracy, according to a new study.
Two new cancer drugs have been approved for use on the NHS in Scotland.
An experimental hormone therapy delays the spread of prostate cancer that has stopped responding to standard treatment, according to new clinical trial results.