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A drug holds lung cancer at bay longer after surgery than standard chemotherapy, according to unpublished results of a new trial in China.
New images may have uncovered why in some cases cancers don’t respond to certain immunotherapy drugs.
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.