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Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine.
News digest – forceful cancer cells, cervical screening, medicinal cannabis and misleading mobile phone headlines
In the news this week: using Turing’s codebreaking to develop personalised cancer treatments and misleading headlines linking mobile phones to cancer.
Computer simulation suggests testing for HPV first could mean cervical screening can be stopped earlier
Cervical screening could be stopped at the age of 55 for some women if the HPV test is used first, according to a new computer simulation study.
US researchers have released a report linking high doses of the radiation given off by mobile phones to increased risk of heart tumours in male rats.
We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.
News digest – breast cancer trials, height and cancer risk, bowel cancer in young people and immunotherapy
In the news this week: promising clinical trial results from ESMO 2018 and we call out an anti-smoking campaign’s hypocrisy.
A drug could help slow the progression of some advanced ovarian cancers and extend the time that patients show no signs of disease, according to new research.
Combining a targeted drug with hormone therapy could extend survival for some women with advanced breast cancer, according to new trial results.
An immunotherapy drug has shown promise for the first time in a form of aggressive breast cancer.
The world's largest tobacco company has launched a campaign to encourage people in the UK to quit smoking tobacco. But if they really wanted to make that happen, they'd...