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Cancer patients should have routine access to genetic testing to improve diagnosis and treatment, according to England’s chief medical officer.
There are stark differences in how long people in different parts of England can expect to live a healthy life, according to a new report.
The molecular make-up of lung tumours could help identify patients who might benefit from immunotherapy treatment up front, a new study has found.
A new study has estimated the ages at which women with faults in two particular genes are most at risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
Scientists have developed a blood test that could help doctors select the best treatment for men with aggressive prostate cancer.