Cancer news


Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'

21 January 2020
A newly-discovered part of our immune system could be harnessed to treat all cancers, say scientists. The Cardiff University team discovered a ... READ MORE >

The single-cell pathology landscape of breast cancer

21 January 2020
Our analysis reveals multicellular features of the tumour microenvironment and novel subgroups of breast cancer that are associated with distinct ... READ MORE >

Lenvatinib Yields Survival Benefit Over Palliative Care for Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

21 January 2020
Lenvatinib (Lenvima) demonstrated a longer median overall survival (OS) compared with palliative therapy in patients with stage IVC anaplastic ... READ MORE >

NHRI researchers make key lung cancer finding

21 January 2020
NHRI Institute of Cellular and System Medicine associate researcher Kuo Cheng-chin (郭呈欽) said that cancer has been the most common cause of ... READ MORE >

Old Drug, New Tricks: Existing Medicines Show Promise in Fighting Cancer

21 January 2020
Drugs originally developed to treat diseases ranging from diabetes to alcoholism may have applications in cancer treatment, according to a new study. READ MORE >

New T-cells 'raise prospect of universal cancer therapy'

21 January 2020
A newly discovered type of killer immune cell has raised the prospect of a “universal” cancer therapy, scientists say. Researchers at Cardiff University ... READ MORE >

New technique predicts which melanoma patients are at risk for cancer recurrence, spread

21 January 2020
Today, lesions are analyzed in much the same way that they were 100 years ago. Despite advances in molecular diagnostics for other forms of cancer, ... READ MORE >

Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors may have an elevated risk of hospitalizations

21 January 2020
Adolescent and young adults who survived at least two years after a cancer diagnosis had nearly double the risk of being hospitalized compared with ... READ MORE >

Mum, 30, diagnosed with incurable cancer - months after being given all clear

21 January 2020
A woman given the cancer all-clear was told the devastating news she has an incurable cervical tumour. Carrie-Anne Taitt, 30, from Gloucester, had a ... READ MORE >

Obesity linked to worse psychosocial outcomes among patients with breast, prostate cancer

21 January 2020
Most patients with cancer grapple with some degree of anxiety, depression or shock as they undertake treatment for their disease. However, certain ... READ MORE >

How Do You Deal with Roadblocks on the Cancer Journey?

21 January 2020
Life with cancer is filled with ups and downs, but how do you deal with the ... media audience how they coped with setbacks in their cancer journey. READ MORE >

Ryanair demanded £230 from cancer patient who was too sick to fly

21 January 2020
A dad with prostate cancer has slammed 'disgusting' Ryanair for charging £230 to change the name on his tickets because he was too sick to fly. READ MORE >

Using robotics technology to fight breast cancer

21 January 2020
Vincent Groenhuis, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Twente, has spent the past four years working on the fight against breast cancer. Using ... READ MORE >

EU Project Identifies Potential New Treatments for Cancer

20 January 2020
Research undertaken as part of the European Lead Factory Project, brought together scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the ... READ MORE >

Student battling second cancer bout earns MA... and beats disease

20 January 2020
A student earned a distinction in her masters degree while beating cancer for the second time. Michelle Fredman, 26, will graduate in international ... READ MORE >

Paving the Way for Women's Cancer Care: First Meeting of the Women's Cancer Partnership ...

20 January 2020
The Women's Cancer Partnership Initiative, also known as the Partnership Initiative to Increase Access to Diagnostics and Treatment of Women's ... READ MORE >

Could Scientists 'Hack' the Zika Virus to Kill Brain Cancer?

20 January 2020
The aggressive brain cancer glioblastoma often defies standard cancer treatment because the disease transforms normal brain cells into stem cells. READ MORE >

Workaholic, 41, gives birth to 'miracle twins' - despite doctors warning she may NEVER have ...

20 January 2020
A workaholic has given birth to 'miracle twins' – after doctors said it was unlikely she would have children following cervical cancer treatment. READ MORE >

Lucan doctor faces Medical Council hearing over thyroid cancer case

20 January 2020
A GP who failed to provide adequate care for a patient who later died of thyroid cancer is facing allegations of poor professional performance at the ... READ MORE >

Why we need to begin prioritising pancreatic cancer

20 January 2020
Professor Matthias Löhr, a member of the UEG Public Affairs Committee, explains why increased awareness of pancreatic cancer and increased ... READ MORE >