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Checking lymph nodes during surgery and assessing the hormone status of tumours could help improve breast cancer survival in the UK, according to research published today...
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 have developed a non-invasive method of predicting whether chemotherapy is likely to be effective against a particular tumour.
Women who carry certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and who also smoke could be increasing their risk of cervical cancer by as much as 27 times compared with...
Australian researchers have discovered a marker which could provide an early-warning that prostate cancer patients have an aggressive form of the disease.