Cancer treatment

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Lung cancer drug could be used in targeted therapy for breast cancer

Lung cancer drug could be used in targeted therapy for breast cancer

Lung cancer drug could be used in targeted therapy for breast cancer

Institute of Cancer Research scientists found lung cancer drug crizotinib can kill breast cancer cells that have a particular genetic defect

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Spinning molecules which can kill cancer cells in just 60 seconds developed by scientists

Spinning molecules which can kill cancer cells in 60 seconds developed by scientists

New spinning molecules can kill cancer cells in just 60 seconds

Scientists say the tiny spinning molecules can get through cell linings due to their speed

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' after saying Brexit could affect cancer treatment

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' over claims that Brexit could affect cancer treatment

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' over Brexit cancer fears

Deputy Prime Minister Damian Green has said cancer patients are suffering unnecessary worry about their treatment

Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to FDA

Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to US drug agency

Revolutionary leukaemia gene therapy recommended to US drug agency

Scientists call the gene therapy 'a living drug' as it harnesses the immune system to fight cancer

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married, figures show

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married, figures show

Macmillan Cancer Support has also found that having a baby for the first time is less common than being diagnosed with the disease

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Scientists recreate volcanic properties to produce materials for cancer treatment

Scientists use the power of volcanoes to fight cancer

Scientists use the power of volcanoes to fight cancer

Researchers in Finland are creating particles which they claim could have the potential to kill tumours

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Kadcyla drug: 'We must change the way we decide who can receive new cancer treatment', says patient who crowd-funded his own treatment

Man who crowd-funded own cancer treatment says 'we must make drugs cheaper'

Man who crowd-funded own cancer treatment says 'we must make drugs cheaper'

Patient Mo Haque joins James Max to tell his story about how he gained private cancer treatment, after a cancer drug was withdrawn from the NHS in England

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Gene therapy which turns blood into cancer killing cells shows promise

Gene therapy that turns blood into cancer-killing cells shows promise

Gene therapy that turns blood into cancer-killing cells shows promise

A gene therapy which turns patient's blood into cancer-killing cells has shown promise in a major study and could be approved this year

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Breast Cancer: 'Within a few years we hope to move new treatment into trials,' says The Institute of Cancer Research

Breast Cancer: 'In a few years we hope to trial new treatment,' says Institute of Cancer Research

The ICR believes new breast cancer treatment trials could begin in a few years

New research has shown more information on how breast cancer spreads around the body, and could lead to future treatment trials