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Targeting a molecule that helps cells repair their DNA could lead to a new treatment for some aggressive brain tumours, a University of Leeds study has found.
Around a third of women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer or DCIS through screening in Denmark are likely to receive unnecessary treatment.
The two main types of oesophageal cancer display distinct genetic characteristics and should be studied separately in clinical trials, according to a new study.
Scientists in London have discovered a possible way that some cancer cells invade their surroundings and escape a tumour.
The New Year honours list includes three Cancer Research UK experts who are being recognised for their service to science.