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The top stories from the 2018 ASCO annual meeting: overexcited coverage of cancer blood tests and how a gene test can tailor breast cancer treatment.
News digest – cancer blood test, brain tumour vaccine, smoking, and how to predict a tumour’s future
Top stories this week: A ‘simple blood test’ isn’t the finished article, and an antifungal treatment has eliminated sleeping bowel cancer cells in mice.
An antifungal medication, commonly prescribed for toenail infections, could help eliminate dormant cells within bowel tumours, according to new research.
Around 500 cases of cancer in women every week in the UK could be prevented by keeping a healthy weight and increasing exercise.
A clinical trial testing a new treatment combination in patients with leukaemia launches through the Combinations Alliance today.
A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
By revealing a tumour’s past, our scientists are opening the possibility of predicting its future. This could help make cancer treatment more personal.
Obesity dominates headlines this week and a senior scientist explains his theory on what might cause one type of childhood leukaemia.
Data is vital to the work that we do. Here’s how one of the teams in Cancer Research UK uses it, and how it helps save lives.