Oncology/Hematology News
  • Testicular cancer: 'Kinder' chemotherapy is 'just as effective'

    Added On : 6th January 2020

    Testicular cancer can be treated successfully with fewer rounds of toxic chemotherapy drugs, doctors say.

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  • AI 'outperforms' doctors diagnosing breast cancer

    Added On : 2nd January 2020

    Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the journal Nature suggests.

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  • Drug that prevents half of breast cancers carries on working

    Added On : 15th December 2019

    A drug that halves a woman's risk of breast cancer continues to work long after they stop taking it, say researchers.

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  • NHS screening 'needs to fit with busy lives'

    Added On : 17th October 2019

    There needs to be easier access to NHS screening programmes in England, including evening and weekend clinics, to increase uptake, a review says.

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  • Cancer vaccines help patients get tumor-free in 2 studies

    Added On : 11th July 2017

    "Many other cancers might benefit from this approach," Wu said. Cancer vaccines — which are intended to help patients fight cancer by enlisting the individuals' own immune systems to attack cancer cells —showed promise in two small new studies.

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  • Spreading cancer caught on film

    Added On : 9th July 2017

    Image result for Spreading cancer caught on filmThe way in which every single cancer cell spreads around the body has been captured in videos by a team in Japan.

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  • Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers

    Added On : 6th June 2017

    Image result for AlecensaMedications show promise for non-small cell type

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  • Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial

    Added On : 5th June 2017

    Ovarian cancerA new targeted treatment for ovarian cancer has shown "very promising" results in women in the advanced stages of the disease.

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  • One Dose of Radiation May Help Spine Pain in Cancer

    Added On : 4th June 2017

    Image result for One Dose of Radiation May Help Spine Pain in CancerStudy suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

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  • UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic

    Added On : 21st May 2017

    How the final proton beam therapy room will lookA key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport.

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