The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
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Hodgkin lymphoma patients can be spared the serious side effects of chemotherapy thanks to high-tech scans that can predict the outcome of treatment.
A gene test may improve the way doctors treating women with early-stage breast cancer identify those who can safely avoid post-surgery chemotherapy.
Men who are given hormone therapy for advanced prostate cancer face an increased risk of heart problems, UK scientists have found.
A new technique significantly reduces the side effects of breast cancer surgery, scientists report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology today .
Research which suggests a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer patients can cause serious brain damage needs to be put into context, it has been asserted.
Children given chemotherapy before surgery to treat the most common form of childhood kidney cancer, called Wilms' tumour, require less treatment and experience fewer long...
People who survived cancer during childhood continue to have a slightly higher risk of developing cancer throughout their lifetime, a Danish study has found.
Decompression chambers, used to treat deep-sea divers with the bends, may hold the key to relieving painful side effects of breast cancer treatment.
US scientists have found that blocking a particular biological pathway can protect healthy cells from the damaging effect of radiotherapy, while also promoting the death...
Around 5,500 pre-menopausal patients could be offered a hormone drug that is shown to be as effective as traditional chemotherapy - and so avoid potential infertility and...