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Sunday 23rd October 2016

Cancer Articles


Microsoft to put supercomputing to work on cancer research

21st September 2016

Microsoft joins IBM and Google in artificial intelligence initiatives targeting cancer.

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First face transplant patient dies

7th September 2016

French doctors confirm, the first face transplant patient has died from cancer.

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Pfizer to buy cancer drug firm

22nd August 2016

Pfizer confirm that it will buy US cancer drug firm, Medivation.

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Two drugs to be removed from Cancer Drugs Fund

18th August 2016

NICE is recommending two drugs are removed from the Cancer Drugs Fund because they are not cost effective.

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Hospitals failing bowel cancer patients

9th August 2016

New research suggests nearly a third of hospitals are failing to provide crucial screening for young patients diagnosed with bowel cancer.

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Lab-on-a-chip technology launched

5th August 2016

IBM have launched technology to spot cancer symptoms before they appear.

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Cancer found in ancestor's foot

29th July 2016

Scientists say an aggressive tumour has been found in a fossil discovered in South Africa.

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Alcohol causes seven types of cancer

22nd July 2016

A review has concluded that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others.

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Skin cancer rates have more than doubled in Scotland

1st July 2016

A leading charity has reported that skin cancer rates have more than doubled among over 55s.

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Urgent action needed on obesity

21st June 2016

Experts warn more than seven million new cases of diabetes, cancer, stroke and heart disease will occur in next 20 years.

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