A trial testing out a new treatment regime for cervical cancer patients has resulted in “the biggest improvement in outcomes” for patients in over 20 years.
Patients with an aggressive type of blood cancer are set to benefit from a ‘potentially curative’ new treatment option on the NHS.
The Royal College of GPs are urging patients not to attempt to treat medical conditions at home after a survey found that 7% of Brits have tried to remove a mole on themselves or someone else.
Cancer Research UK is calling on the government to drive progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer after a new study found over two million years of life are lost to cancer in the UK every year.
Liver cancer is rising dramatically across the country, with areas of economic deprivation particularly hard hit, according to new research by Liver Cancer UK.
A new artificial intelligence screening tool could predict a patient's risk of getting lung cancer within five years and aid screening programmes.
The latest NHS figures show that the number of people waiting for routine hospital care has grown to 7.7 million.
Cancer cases have risen by 79% among the under 50s since the 1990s, according to new research published in BMJ Oncology.
Thousands of cancer patients will be offered a new seven-minute anti-cancer injection, that empowers a patient’s own immune system to seek and destroy cancerous cells.
Patients with cancer and distal deep vein thrombosis (DVT) who are treated with the anticoagulant edoxaban for 12 months have a reduced risk of thrombotic events compared to those who are take edoxaban for just three months, according to…
NICE has recommended that patients with signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer are offered home tests.
Scientists have developed a novel ‘tumour-busting’ drug that could help improve survival rates and quality of life for patients with pancreatic cancer.
Artificial intelligence (AI)-supported mammography can potentially detect more cancers compared with the routine double reading of mammograms by two breast radiologists, according to a new study published in The Lancet Oncology.
This case study discusses a patient who was admitted to the stroke unit. The patient was found to be face, arm, speech test (FAST) positive and was referred to the TIA clinic. But after more tests were conducted, he was diagnosed with…
A new breast cancer study is to examine why women from ethnic minority backgrounds may be less likely to take up invitations for breast screening.