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400 people in UK diagnosed with preventable cancer every day, data shows

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Experts say healthy lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking and eating more vegetables can lower risk.

Scientists identify immune targets for chemotherapy-resistant breast cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Scientists have identified immune cell types that could be targeted to develop specific immunotherapies in chemotherapy-resistant breast cancers.

New targeted lung cancer screening programme on the horizon

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

The UK National Screening Committee has recommended introducing a targeted lung cancer screening programme across the UK, for those at high risk of the disease. This has the potential to greatly improve early diagnosis of lung cancer.

New biobank to boost research into children and young people’s cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

The Universities of York and Newcastle have joined forces with two leading cancer charities to create a new biobank which will provide vital resources for researchers working to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer in children and young people.

Scientists reveal how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

A long-term study funded by Cancer Research UK has revealed how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked.