The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
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Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
Clearing up chemo options for frail and elderly patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers
Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.
Nearly a third of smokers over the age of 65 are 'hardcore'1, with no interest in kicking their habit, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in the British...