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News digest – breast cancer risk calculator, ‘flexitarian’ diets, shape-shifting cancer cells and till receipts
In the news this week: our scientists have made a calculator that predicts breast cancer risk and teenage cancer survival continues to rise.
Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK.
The results from the European EPIC have shaped our understanding of diet and cancer.
In the news this week: NHS long-term plan is published, and scientists develop a ‘sponge’ to help mop up excess chemotherapy in the blood.
An experimental chemotherapy drug that can be taken orally is moving into early phase clinical trials.
The NHS long-term plan contains ambitious commitments to diagnose more cancers earlier and boost prevention, but it lacks detail on tackling staff shortages.
Cancer Research UK welcomes the long term NHS plan, which reiterates the Prime Minister’s ambition to improve cancer survival for patients.
In the news this week: A clinical trial for a breath test that might detect cancer launches and children are eating too many sugary foods.
The first clinical trial testing Owlstone’s Breath Biopsy® technology on a range of cancer types is now open.
Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.