Cancer news

The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.

We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy. 

Stomach Cancer

Cancer Research UK launches trial of experimental drug combination for advanced stomach and oesophageal cancer

Cancer Research UK’s Drug Development Office (DDO) has joined forces with academia and industry to open a clinical trial that will test an experimental drug from...

Stomach cancer genes identified

Irish researchers have identified two genes that appear to be involved in the development of stomach cancer.

Trial launch of urgently-needed combination treatment for oesophago-gastric cancer

Cancer Research UK’s Drug Development Office (DDO), in collaboration with academia and industry, has announced a new trial to open in Oxford. The trial will test an...

Stomach cancer rates to fall

Researchers in the Netherlands have predicted that cases of stomach cancer will fall by 25 per cent in western countries over the next ten years.

Docetaxel significantly increases survival for incurable gastric cancers

Survival for advanced stomach and oesophagael cancer patients increases by 40 per cent when treated with the chemotherapy drug, Docetaxel – providing evidence to prescribe...

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