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People with a certain type of lymphoma will now have access to a targeted cancer drug, called brentuximab vedotin, on the NHS in England.
A shortage of cancer doctors in the NHS is likely to impact patients, according to a new report.
Breast cancer death rates will fall in the UK and across nearly all EU countries in 2019, a new study predicts.
Junk food adverts on TV and online could be banned before 9pm as part of Government plans to help tackle childhood obesity.
Government funding cuts have led to declining Stop Smoking Services across England, a new report has revealed.