We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
New trials results show that a drug can reduce hearing loss in children treated with the chemo drug cisplatin. We talk to the lead researcher, Dr Penelope Brock.
Giving the drug sodium thiosulphate after chemotherapy reduces hearing loss in children treated for liver cancer, according to new research.
A first of its kind treatment vaccine has moved into a phase I clinical trial for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Pancreatic cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy before surgery may live longer than those who have immediate surgery.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
The targeted drug sunitinib is as effective alone as when it’s combined with surgery for some people with advanced kidney cancer.
A test that measures gene activity can help tailor treatment for some women with early stage breast cancer, sparing them chemotherapy.
A clinical trial testing a new treatment combination in patients with leukaemia launches through the Combinations Alliance today.
Six months of breast cancer treatment ‘could be as effective as 12’ in some women with early stage disease
Six months of treatment could be as effective as 12 months for women with a type of early stage breast cancer, according to unpublished clinical trial results.