Prostate cancer treatment could cure men for whom there was no hope

September 26, 2017 admin 0

A breakthrough in treatment for prostate cancer could cure thousands of men whose disease was thought to be incurable, research suggests. The Institute of Cancer […]

Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved

September 21, 2017 admin 0

A life-extending lung cancer drug will be made immediately available to NHS patients in England, say advisers. Campaigners, including the late Sunday Times restaurant critic […]

New insight into how excess belly fat may increase cancer risk

September 13, 2017 admin 0

“Belly fat releases proteins that fuel the growth of malignant [cancerous] cells,” the Mail Online reports. It’s long been known that obesity is an independent […]

‘Junk food’ may increase cancer risk in ‘healthy weight’ women

August 21, 2017 admin 0

“Women who eat junk food such as burgers or pizza are increasing their risk of cancer even if they’re not overweight, new research has warned,” […]

NHS ‘testing cannabis-based pain relief product’ for first time

August 12, 2017 admin 0

The ‘MediPen’ is used to relieve pain from various conditions. Credit: MediPen/Facebook The National Health Service is reportedly testing a cannabis-based product for the first […]

Alcohol linked to an increased risk of skin cancer

August 11, 2017 admin 0

Drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer, scientists have warned,” the Mail Online reports. “Drinking just one […]

Study reveals genetic diversity of cancer that has spread

August 4, 2017 admin 0

New research into the genetic and molecular features of cancers that have spread has revealed the diversity of these tumours and the immune cells within. […]