cancer

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.

7 ways we’ve influenced progress in lung cancer

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

Increasing focus on lung cancer research, and increased public awareness on the dangers of tobacco has helped contribute towards half a million fewer lung cancer deaths in men in the past 40 years. But we’ve still got a long way to go.

'Leap forward' in tailored cancer medicine

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

People with untreatable cancers have had their immune system redesigned to attack their own tumours.

Vaccine shown to prolong life of patients with aggressive brain cancer

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

Trial results suggest people with newly diagnosed glioblastoma could potentially be given extra years of life.

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.