Cancer news

Pancreatic cancer bucks downward trend in EU cancer death rates

New European statistics predict a continued drop in death rates for all types of cancer except pancreatic cancer, and lung cancer in women.

Study paves way for tailored bowel cancer prevention with aspirin

US researchers are a step closer to identifying who may benefit most from taking aspirin to prevent bowel cancer.

Promising results in phase 1 trial lead immatics to continue work on vaccine (IMA950) for glioblastoma

A new cancer vaccine (IMA950) for glioblastoma has met the two primary endpoints of safety and immunogenicity in a Cancer Research UK trial.

‘Dustman’ protein helps bin cancer cells

Cancer researchers have discovered a new ‘dustman’ role for a molecule that helps a drug kill cancer cells according to a study.

Skin cancer rates five times higher than in 70s

Rates of people diagnosed with malignant melanoma are now five times higher than 40 years ago, according to the latest figures.