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The genetics behind how a breast condition becomes invasive breast cancer may be explained by a new study.
Local authorities have dramatically reduced budgets for Stop Smoking Services, according to a new report.
Our scientists have found that faults in BRCA genes don’t affect survival in young women with breast cancer, which could help inform treatment decisions.
New figures suggesting how many people go on to become daily smokers after trying a cigarette showcase the need to prevent tobacco experimentation.
Infecting tumours with viruses may boost the success of immunotherapy for brain and breast cancers, according to two new studies.