The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
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A cancer vaccine personalised to individual patients could reduce the chances of a type of blood cancer from returning, a small US study has found.
A specialised therapy that uses a patient’s own genetically altered cells could be an effective treatment for advanced leukaemia.
Scientists at the University of Washington have sequenced the genome of a 50-year-old woman with acute myelogenous leukaemia (AML).
A drug that uses a unique ‘double hit’ to kill leukaemia cells could be a potential new treatment for patients with acute myeloid leukaemia. The research, majority funded...
An aggressive form of leukaemia actually puts healthy stem cells in the bone marrow to sleep, rather than replacing them with cancer cells.
An estimated 33,000 long-term survivors of childhood cancer - the vast majority of whom are cured - will be living in the UK by the end of 2012.
Scientists from the United States have identified a protein that affects the development of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and found that an experimental drug blocks its...
Cancer Research UK is today launching a trial to see if male cancer survivors could benefit from hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with testosterone.
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) patients given a new type of 'smart drug' in addition to chemotherapy treatment are 22 per cent less likely to relapse and around 13 per cent...