cancer research

NICE recommends pembrolizumab for 1,600 more people with breast cancer

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

Clinical trials have shown that this combined approach can reduce the chance of Breast Cancer growing or progressing by 37% compared to chemotherapy alone.

TRACERx EVO, a new programme to transform lung cancer research

Posted in Medicine on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

Cancer Research UK has announced TRACERx EVO, a new programme that builds on the discoveries made in the world’s largest long-term lung study, TRACERx.

Successful Trial Results Of Drug To Inhibit Common-Cancer-Causing Gene

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

"If subsequent trials of this new MYC-targeted drug hold up, then exploring combinations with other chemotherapy drugs or some of the new agents that stimulate the body's immune response to cancer hold out the prospect of new, more effective treatments."

Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients

Posted in Medicine, Science on 16th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

A new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to infect and destroy harmful cells is showing big promise in early human trials, say UK scientists.

Lung cancer treatment: Specific gene mutation may be a key

Posted in Medicine, Science on 16th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

Data from a new study found that the mutated KRAS gene influences the lipids and metabolism of lipids in lung cancer. Their findings suggest that targeting components of lipid metabolism and synthesis could be part of effective lung cancer treatments.