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A combination treatment for some patients with advanced lung cancer will soon be made available on the NHS in England.
Stopping smoking leaves postmenopausal women at a lower risk of bladder cancer than those who continue to smoke, new research confirms.
Using a test that measures gene activity could help to tailor treatment for some women with early stage breast cancer, new research suggests.
Scientists have found a new way in which cells that surround pancreatic cancers in mice can help the tumours grow.
Potential new drug targets for an aggressive type of brain tumour have been uncovered in the lab, thanks to a ‘reverse engineering’ approach using DNA editing.