News reports

National and international developments in cancer, health and policy. Produced in collaboration with the Press Association unless otherwise stated.

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.

Cancer Research UK stores to reopen from 29 June  

Cancer Research UK’s charity shops will start to reopen to the public from 29 June in England, and 6 July in Northern Ireland.

Immunotherapy treatment recommended for advanced small cell lung cancer 

A new immunotherapy treatment has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for some adults with small cell lung cancer.

Immunotherapy for triple negative breast cancer approved for NHS in England 

Atezolizumab used in combination with nab-paclitaxel is the first immunotherapy available for triple negative breast cancer.

Breast and ovarian cancer drug effective in advanced prostate cancer

A targeted cancer drug, already licensed for treating some breast and ovarian cancers, is found to be effective for some men with advanced prostate cancer.