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Blasting prostate tumours with radiotherapy can increase chances of survival

Patients whose prostate cancer has spread are typically given hormone therapy to reduce or stop the production of testosterone.

23 Oct 2018 11:10 AM

Obesity to cause more cancer in women than smoking, warn health experts

Being overweight is responsible for 7.5 per cent, or 13,200 cases of cancer in the UK alone.

24 Sep 2018 1:29 PM

Cancer study of Trinity nuclear test site expected to finish in 2019

Researchers are examining data on diet and radiation exposure on residents who lived near the World War II-era Trinity Test site.

07 Aug 2018 9:06 AM

Decoding hair colour genes could aid cancer research, says study

Findings, published in Nature Genetics, could also help forensic scientists use DNA samples to identify natural hair colour of criminals.

17 Apr 2018 8:48 AM

Find out about factors affecting life for older people with cancer

Researchers find physical and mental components of quality of life are likely affected by factors across different domains.

19 Dec 2017 8:38 AM


Cancer scientists may rely too much on mice

According to a new study, it is not possible to repeat experiments on mice to get similar results

01 Jul 2017 10:33 AM