National and international developments in cancer, health and policy. Produced in collaboration with the Press Association unless otherwise stated.
The Government has set out its aims for the UK’s scientific relationship with the EU following Brexit.
Keyhole surgery for oesophageal cancer is as good as more invasive surgery in terms of survival, according to unpublished clinical trial results.
The Zika virus can target and kill a particular type of brain tumour cell in the lab.
The drug fulvestrant (Faslodex) has not been recommended in England to treat late stage breast cancer, in draft guidance.
Scientists at Howard Hughes Medical Institute have developed and shared new mouse models of 12 children’s cancers that could be used to test new drugs.