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A new stem cell-based cancer treatment can target and kill breast cancer cells that have spread in mice, according to a new study.
An in-depth analysis of medulloblastoma brain tumours has identified faulty genes underlying the disease.
The Department of Health has published its long-awaited Tobacco Control Plan for England.
Survival for UK cancer patients is lower than in much of Europe, according to a new report.
Personalised vaccines have been used to successfully treat melanoma (skin cancer) patients in two small studies.