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The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.

We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy. 

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New treatment for rare blood cancer approved for NHS use in England

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the drug brentuximab vedotin on the NHS in England.

Targeted drug improves survival for children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma

New clinical trial results show that adding rituximab to standard chemotherapy could improve survival for some children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Engineered cell therapy given initial ‘no’ for aggressive adult lymphoma on NHS in England

A cancer immunotherapy has been provisionally rejected as a treatment for some adults with an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma on the NHS in England.