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New treatment increases life expectancy of cervical cancer patients

Women now have a much better chance of surviving cervical cancer thanks to the new treatment protocols.

How basic research helps fine-tune cancer treatments

Scientists have discovered a surprising mechanism that controls cell-repairing proteins. The new research could substantially improve cancer treatments in the future.

Scientists: we will never find a cure for cancer

Don’t count on a cure for cancer any time soon, say scientists. Instead we will find a way to live with it.

Is immunotherapy really a revolution?

Immunotherapy is one of the most hyped cancer treatments, but we must be careful when hailing it as a revolution, says doctor.

Genetic profiling of cancer tumours opens up new treatment options

Tailoring cancer treatment to a genetic profiling of the tumour shows promise in early trials.

Recycling approved drugs for cancer treatment

Researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered that a drug against kidney cancer possibly can fight several types of cancer.

New technology can improve immunotherapy

A new technology could take us a step closer to more successful cancer treatment by immunotherapy, shows new study.

Vitamin C supplements increase effectiveness of cancer treatment

When cancer treatment was combined with vitamin C supplements it became more effective at killing cancer cells.

Do mobile phones give you brain cancer?

OPINION: We are unlikely to see an epidemic of brain cancer due to mobile phone use, but we could see a modest increase in cases.

Scientists find new mechanism to explain development of cancer

Breakthrough in cancer gene research could lead to improved treatments, says scientists behind discovery.