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News digest – Nobel Prize winners, personalised immunotherapy on NHS, Australian cervical cancer rates and Theresa May’s cancer plans – Cancer Research UK

Immune cells (white). Image courtesy of LRI EM Unit. Cancer scientists awarded Nobel Prize for medicine Two scientists who discovered how the immune system sees cancer have won the 2018 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. This research, led by Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo, paved the way …

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Discovering better treatments for children with brain tumours – Cancer Research UK

Jasper was diagnosed with a type of brain tumour called medulloblastoma when he was five years old. A few months after developing devastating headaches, five-year-old Jasper Lilley was diagnosed with a type of brain tumour called medulloblastoma. After surgery to remove the tumour, he went through a year of intensive radiotherapy and chemotherapy. It was, his mother Alice remembers, “horrendous”. As well as funding the …

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Ayurvedic healing herb Turmeric can cure Stomach Cancer, says latest study – Ayurveda India – Ayurvedic Remedies

The healing properties of turmeric, the healing herb and wonder spice, has no bounds. The latest in line is the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) study which confirmed that consuming turmeric can cure stomach cancer. The study carried out by the Biotechnology department of the university studied the the impact of …

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News digest – vaping, kidney cancer blood test, leafy greens and elephant zombie gene? – Cancer Research UK

Scientists reveal how some veg could protect against bowel cancer Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet and a good source of fibre which reduces bowel cancer risk. By studying mice in the lab, scientists at the Francis Crick Institute in London think they’ve discovered another reason why some veg like cabbages, kale and broccoli could help protect …

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Piecing together brain tumour biology to design more effective drugs – Cancer Research UK

In a 6-part series, we’re exploring the major challenges that are holding back progress in the field of brain tumour research. This third instalment focuses on using our knowledge of brain tumour biology to design better drugs. In labs around the world, scientists are slowly uncovering what makes brain tumours …

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Exploiting the brain tumour environment to make better treatments – Cancer Research UK

In a 6-part series, we’re exploring the major challenges that are holding back progress in the field of brain tumour research. This second instalment focuses on how understanding the environment in which a brain tumour grows could lead to better treatments. Scientists are used to exploring unfamiliar territories. It’s thanks …

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Cancer in the elderly, NHS funding, lung cancer treatment and making chemo kinder: News digest – Cancer Research UK

Cancer rates in over-75s ‘set to rocket’ The number of older people diagnosed with cancer could rise by up to 80% by 2035. BBC News and our press release have the figures from Cancer Research UK’s new report, which called on the NHS to prepare now for the rising number …

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