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Offering abiraterone (Zytiga) up-front with standard hormone treatment extends survival in men whose prostate cancer has spread.
Giving a single dose of radiotherapy to patients with cancer that has spread relieves spinal cord compression.
A molecule that could help tackle a certain type of breast cancer after it has spread to the brain has been identified in mice, according to a new study.
A possible link between cancer and the levels of a component of blood, called platelets, should be investigated further, according to a new study.
Study finds that young adults in the US who hadn’t been vaccinated were around 14 times more likely to have oral HPV infections than those who were vaccinated.