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Drug Combination Shows Promise In Treatment-resistant Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

"It’s fantastic that early trials indicate this treatment is highly effective for this patient group, and that a phase II trial has already begun."

NHS Lung Cancer Patients In England Get Early Access To ‘breakthrough’ Cancer Drug

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

A first-of-its-kind cancer drug capable of targeting a gene mutation that causes some of the most aggressive cancers, to treat a certain form of lung cancer.

Hormone Therapy Gets Green Light For Advanced Prostate Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved apalutamide (Erleada) in combination with a hormone treatment for some prostate cancer patients in England.

The Galleri Multi-cancer Blood Test: What You Need To Know

Posted in Medicine, Science on 9th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

A blood test that has the potential to detect over 50 kinds of cancer is now being trialled in the NHS in England.

Research Points The Way To Identifying New Precision Treatments For Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 9th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Researchers at University of California San Diego and University of California San Francisco have mapped out how hundreds of mutations involved in two types of cancer affect the activity of discrete groups of proteins that are the ultimate actors behind the disease.