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Cancer In The News
Artificial intelligence labs, immigration and NHS funding: what do the latest Government announcements mean for cancer?
The new Government have made several announcements about science and the NHS, including a new Artificial Intelligence lab. But what does it mean for cancer?
The Government proposes some new and old ways to prevent disease.
In the news this week: an experimental urine test detects aggressive prostate cancer and cancer patients in Scotland are waiting even longer for treatment.
NHS England announced plans to fast track “revolutionary” new cancer drugs. But there’s still some way to go before these drugs might reach patients.
In the news this week: NHS waiting times for cancer treatment ‘continue to spiral downwards’.
The 2019 ASCO conference news highlights: a year of progress with targeted drugs trialled in prostate, pancreatic, breast and lung cancers.
Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. But what's behind the increase?
Research today asked: ‘How many cigarettes are in a bottle of wine?’ But how these stats might now affect the way people view drinking remains to be seen.
Hot drinks have hit headlines today, with new research sparking claims that hot tea ‘doubles the risk of oesophageal cancer’. But how hot is hot? And are the headlines...