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Treating cancer with Botox

Researchers have found a novel approach to treating gastric cancer.

Extreme DNA analysis aids cancer treatment

‘Extreme’ high-resolution DNA analysis reveals the risk of cancer relapse - making treatment more effective.

Self-eating keeps us healthy

Right at this very moment, some of our cells are eating themselves. A detailed understanding of this process may be the key to extending our lives.

Liver transplants ten times better than chemotherapy

Transplantations can be lifesavers for many colon cancer patients with a spread of tumours to the liver. New research reveals that survival rates are ten times higher than treatment with chemotherapy.

Insufficient follow-ups of cancer survivors

“It’s like sending people off to war and declining to take care of them when they come home,” says Norwegian physician and psychiatrist.

Cancer cells on a mission to the ISS

As part of an international project, a Danish professor will soon be sending a batch of thyroid cancer cells out into space.

Genetic test queues generated by Angelina Jolie

Since Angelina Jolie made her double mastectomy public in 2013, Norwegian women have streamed to hospitals to test against hereditary breast cancer.

Maybe red meat isn’t carcinogenic?

Health authorities have told us for years that we should limit our intake of red meat. But a group of experts says research does not fully corroborate claims that red meat increases the risks of colon cancer.

New method makes cancer tests more accurate

A Danish chemist has come up with a method that may significantly improve existing ovarian cancer tests. The method aims to detect cancer more quickly and prevent misdiagnoses.

Screening does not prevent aggressive breast cancer

Breast screening does not detect the types of breast cancer that women actually die from sufficiently early, new research reveals. Screening may even lead to overtreatment, which increases the risk of other cancers, argues researcher.