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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.

Rare aggressive skin cancer on the rise

Cases of the aggressive skin cancer Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) have nearly doubled in the past 20 years in Sweden.

A big gut increases risk of cancer

A lifestyle that increases the risk of heart disease also raises the risk of developing several types of cancer.

Children more likely to survive cancer if parents live together

A new study has found a correlation between family form and the survival chances of a child cancer patient.

Immunotherapy does not work for everyone

New research reveals why some patients do not benefit from immunotherapy treatments.

The immune system can fight cancer

We can now guide the immune system to fight cancer, and tailor immunotherapeutic treatments for each patient.

Scientists discover protein that spreads cancer

Nils Halberg at the University of Bergen has identified a protein that makes it possible for cancer cells to spread throughout the body.