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A type of specialist MRI scan has been recommended as one of the first tests for diagnosing people with suspected prostate cancer
People with a certain type of advanced kidney cancer will not be able to have a combination of two immunotherapy drugs on the NHS in England.
An immunotherapy drug will be made available to some patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer on the NHS in England.
A targeted cancer drug will now be available for some adults with advanced liver cancer on the NHS.
A lack of improvement in early diagnosis rates means cancer survival in England continues to lag behind leading countries, a new report reveals.