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Scotland is first part of the UK to make a drug routinely available on the NHS that can extend the lives of women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
A number of cancer clinical trials involving immunotherapy treatments appear to be showing promise, according to new research.
Three key waiting time targets for cancer patients in Northern Ireland have been missed, according to the latest figures.
NHS England aims for an extra 5,000 people each year to survive cancer by 2019, a new report claims.
New voluntary guidelines have been released to help reduce the amount of sugar in foods eaten by children by 2020.