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Scientists have uncovered two potential ways to help the immune system fight cancer better, opening up new avenues for future immunotherapy research.
Adolescents who try e-cigarettes might be more likely to try conventional cigarettes, suggests a new study.
Three quarters of the drugs previously only accessible to patients via the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) are now approved on the NHS.
New research into the genetic and molecular features of cancers that have spread has revealed the diversity of these tumours and the immune cells within.
Researchers in the US have created comprehensive maps of genes that tumour cells rely on to survive.