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Breast cancer patients who switch from the current standard treatment to new aromatase-inhibitor drugs have a higher chance of long-term survival, say researchers.
Children may have a far greater awareness of cancer than adults assume, say researchers who have conducted a small-scale study on parents with recently diagnosed cancer....
Norwegian researchers have published details of a new estimation method, which can be used to estimate the rate of growth of breast tumours among a population.
Iranian researchers appear to have found a link between drinking extremely hot tea and a person's risk of cancer of the oesophagus (foodpipe).
Extracts of liquorice could prove useful add-ons to chemotherapy drugs for liver cancer, say researchers in China.
Researchers at Edinburgh University have engineered zebrafish to carry a version of a gene, B-Raf, which is associated with malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of...
The practice of regularly self-examining to check for breast lumps or other possible signs of breast cancer may not actually reduce the number of deaths from the disease,...
Newcastle scientists will play host to an international audience of researchers and doctors at a major conference in Gateshead from 5-7 October 2005.