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Cancer

Hormone spirals stand up to uterine cancer

Hormone spirals give protection against uterine cancer. The hormone spiral is superior compared to treatment with tablets.

The hunt for prostate cancer

New biomarkers can make hunting for prostate cancer more accurate.

New European genome HQ to create genome atlas

The opening of a new international genome research centre in Copenhagen marks the kick-off to an ambitious research project, which could lead to a cancer vaccine.

Fast or slow prostate cancer?

Some types of prostate cancer progress so slowly that the patient never requires treatment. The challenge now is to find out which patients need treatment and which don't.

Less pain for the physically active

Physically active individuals suffer less from chronic pain and enjoy better mental health. Cancer patients, too, benefit from exercise. Everyone can profit from getting up off the sofa.

Cancer treatment with fewer side effects

Side effects are currently the biggest problem with any cancer treatment. A treatment which kills only cancer cells, leaving other cells unaffected, is now underway.

Collaborating to improve lives

Multidisciplinary cooperation improves the life quality of child cancer survivors.

Increased risk of new cancer for cured patients

Recovered cancer patients have a greater risk of developing cancer again than people with no cancer history.

Screening for breast cancer to what effect?

Researchers are disagreeing on whether the Norwegian screening program on breast cancer has had the intended effect.