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The ’62 day’ waiting time target for cancer patients in England has been missed again, marking 3 years since the target was last met.
A blood test could help predict the risk of complication following a bone marrow transplant in some blood cancer patients, according to a new US study.
Men with a high risk of prostate cancer recurrence could live longer if hormone treatment is given alongside radiotherapy after surgery.
A genetic flaw that’s often found in a type of brain tumour may stop the cells from fixing damage to their DNA, findings from a new US study suggest.
Smoking is costing local authorities in England £760 million a year in social care, a new report warns.