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Medicine

New ‘Parp Inhibitors’ Could Prevent Certain Tumours Appearing

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Breakthrough research could see some genetic cancers neutralised before they take hold and is already being used for people at risk.

Diet, Smoking And Other Risk Factors Cause Almost Half Of Cancer Deaths

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

The leading risk factors globally for cancer deaths for both sexes were smoking, followed by alcohol use and high BMI.

Olaparib For High-risk, Early-stage Breast Cancer Approved In Europe

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Early clinical trials of olaparib, led by researchers from the ICR and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, then showed that olaparib was effective for patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations in their tumours.

ICR Welcomes MHRA Approval Of 'search And Destroy' Prostate Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

'Lu-PSMA represents a whole new class of treatment for advanced prostate cancer. It’s fantastic news that the MHRA have approved this cutting-edge treatment for eligible patients in the UK'

Study Reveals How ’free Radicals’ Drive Cell Division, Uncovering A Potential New Way To Target Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

The findings from this study uncover a possible new therapeutic target for discovering drugs against CDK2, opening up new research opportunities to explore ways to treat certain cancers more effectively.