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The prostate cancer drug abiraterone has been provisionally rejected as a first-line treatment on the NHS in England.
Vapers using low rather than high nicotine e-cigarettes may be using their devices more intensely, potentially increasing the risk of exposure to toxins.
Older breast cancer patients in England less likely to survive than in four other European countries
Older women diagnosed with breast cancer in England are less likely to survive their disease than those in Belgium, Poland, Ireland and the Netherlands.
The lung cancer immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab has been made widely available on the NHS in England after a price deal was reached.
A combination of chemotherapy drugs was better than a single drug at extending the lives of pancreatic cancer patients after surgery.
Pancreatic cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy before surgery may live longer than those who have immediate surgery.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
Taking an anti-acid reflux medication together with a low dose of aspirin can prevent oesophageal cancer in people with a high risk of the disease.
The targeted drug sunitinib is as effective alone as when it’s combined with surgery for some people with advanced kidney cancer.
A test that measures gene activity can help tailor treatment for some women with early stage breast cancer, sparing them chemotherapy.