A major new analysis has revealed, for the first time, a possible cause for most cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and has discovered that it is likely to be preventable.
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Recent news demonstrated that a third of cancer cases in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle changes, what steps can you take as a clinician to help guide your patients lifestyle choices? Find out in this patient perspective blog.
A study conducted by Cancer Research UK (London) has discovered that more than 135,500 cases of cancer a year could be prevented through lifestyle changes.
Researchers have demonstrated that in mice genetically predetermined to have colorectal cancer, Viagra significantly reduces the risk of the disease.
Researchers have discovered 110 genes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.
How do factors such as night work and light-at-night exposure increase a woman’s breast cancer risk? Find out in this editorial from Breast Cancer Management.
Meta-analysis suggests long-term night shift work increases cancer risk amongst female workers, especially for nurses.
Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA, USA) have conducted the largest genomic analysis of patients with smoldering multiple myeloma –a precursor to multiple myeloma. The results may offer a new insight into the mechanism of multiple myeloma progression.
A survey of oncologists/fertility specialists suggests that cancer patients in Europe could be missing out on options to preserve fertility due to lack of awareness.
A group of researchers have discovered that even 20 years after a diagnosis, women ER-positive breast cancer still face a substantial risk of cancer returning or spreading. The study could influence decisions about long-term therapy.