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The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.
The number of GP prescriptions for stop smoking aids in England has fallen by 75% in the last decade, according to new figures.
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
News digest – immunotherapy for childhood cancer, glowing brain surgery, a new health secretary and CRISPR
A dye used in brain tumour surgery will be rolled out more widely and an immunotherapy drug for neuroblastoma has been made available on NHS.
Children in England with high-risk neuroblastoma will now be offered a cancer drug that could extend their life.
A chemical dye that lights up brain tumours during surgery should be available to more NHS patients in England, according to NICE.
Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.
Thanks to a trial we supported, people with a type of brain tumour now have a new treatment option – a chemotherapy we developed.
News digest – artificial ovaries, cereals high in sugar, breast screening and happy 70th birthday to the NHS
Research predicts how breast screening could be changed to cut overdiagnosis and save the NHS money, and the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday.
New computer simulation study suggests only screening women deemed at a ‘high risk’ of breast cancer could help to reduce unnecessary diagnoses.