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Combining a targeted cancer drug with an immunotherapy extends the lives of advanced kidney cancer patients, according to two clinical trials.
Two cancer immunotherapies have been reviewed for NHS use in Scotland as a treatment for some patients with aggressive blood cancer.
A treatment combination has been provisionally rejected for people with certain types of lung cancer on the NHS in England.
Lung cancer scanning trucks will be rolled out to supermarket car parks across the country in a drive to detect the disease earlier.
Testing for HPV infection as the first step in analysing cervical screening samples is practical and more sensitive than the current programme