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For the first time, less than half the people in Great Britain who use e-cigarettes also smoke tobacco cigarettes.
A blood test could help predict which advanced prostate cancer patients are likely to do best when treated with certain targeted treatments.
Follow-up tests after an initial colonoscopy may reduce the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer, according to a new study.
Plain, standardised packaging for cigarettes may reduce the number of people who smoke, according to a new review of evidence.
Immunotherapy treatment could be improved by blocking molecules that help tumour blood vessels grow, according to two new lab-based studies.