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    E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers at the Health Behaviour Research Centre at UCL analysed data from the Smoking Toolkit study – which provides the latest...

  • A new type of immunotherapy shows promise against cases of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) that recur after treatment or that never respond to therapy in the first place. A small clinical trial at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis provides evidence that the immune system’s...

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    Targeting fat to treat cancer

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    Fat isn’t just something we eat: it may also lie at the heart of a new approach to treating cancer. Cells create their own fat molecules to build their plasma membranes and other critical structures. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute, along with academic and industry collaborators, have...

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    Genetic testing of mitochondrial DNA could reveal otherwise unknown ancestry that can influence a person’s risk for certain types of breast cancer, a new study finds. UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers studying mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) in a group of triple negative breast...

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    Active monitoring is as effective as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years, reports the largest study of its kind, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Results published in New England Journal of Medicine1, 2 show that all three treatments result in...

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Australian receives global recognition for pioneering prostate cancer research

A breakthrough technique utilising Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is set to optimise the prostate cancer diagnostic and management process. Led by Melbourne-based...

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E-cigarettes may have helped 18,000 people in England quit smoking in 2015

E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers...

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E-cigarettes may have helped 18,000 people in England quit smoking in 2015

E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers...

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New way of testing drugs could speed up development of breast cancer treatments

Scientists have discovered a new way to test hundreds of cancer drugs very quickly, which could drastically cut the time it takes to find potential breast cancer...

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Anxiety – a risk factor for death from cancer in men

Men who suffer from anxiety are more than twice as likely to die from cancer as men who don’t. However, anxiety is not associated with increased cancer deaths in...

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E-cigarettes may have helped 18,000 people in England quit smoking in 2015

E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers...

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Implant facilitates early detection of metastatic cancer cells and improves survival, study finds

A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic tumors in other organs and...

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Study suggests pancreatic cancer could be detected early in patients with newly developed type 2 diabetes

New research presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Munich, Germany (12-16 September) suggests that screening...

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Many adolescent girls with leukaemia are not being screened for pregnancy before beginning chemotherapy in the US

A new study indicates that adolescent females with acute leukaemia have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to receiving chemotherapy that can cause birth defects....

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Active monitoring as effective for prostate cancer as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years

Active monitoring is as effective as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years, reports the largest study of its kind, funded by the National Institute...

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Examining mitochondrial DNA may help identify unknown ancestry that influences breast cancer risk

Genetic testing of mitochondrial DNA could reveal otherwise unknown ancestry that can influence a person’s risk for certain types of breast cancer, a new study...

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Active monitoring as effective for prostate cancer as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years

Active monitoring is as effective as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years, reports the largest study of its kind, funded by the National Institute...

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