News tagged with british journal of cancer
The diabetes drug metformin slows the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer today.
Cancer May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older bladder cancer patients are less likely than younger patients to receive treatments intended to cure their disease such as surgery to remove the bladder or radiotherapy. But this difference cannot ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with triple-negative breast cancer are more likely to have high levels of the MET biomarker in their tumours, making it a good new target for cancer drugs according to research published in the British Jo ...
Cancer Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study that combines genetic information on bowel cancer with NHS patient outcome data has found a link between family history of the disease and a better chance of survival, published in the British Jo ...
Cancer Mar 20, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Chemotherapy given straight into the abdomen of certain ovarian cancer patients could allow them to live an extra three years on average, according to new research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new type of breath test that detects nanoparticles could help diagnose stomach cancers, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Having too many copies of a gene linked to breast cancer might be the reason why some bowel cancer patients fail to respond to certain targeted drugs, according to a study published in the British Journal of ...
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Over 80 per cent of cancer patients' close friends and family think that doctors should give their cancer patients lifestyle advice on eating habits, weight-loss and exercise, according to a new stud* published ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Embarrassment and not wanting to waste their doctors' time are more frequently reported by British people than in other countries, according to new research led jointly by King's College London and UCL (University College ...
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The average skin cancer risk from sunbeds is more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun – according to new research from the University ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Measurements taken over time of prostate specific antigen, the most commonly used screening test for prostate cancer in men, improve the accuracy of aggressive prostate cancer detection when compared to a single measurement ...
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The most comprehensive retrospective study ever conducted comparing how the major types of prostate cancer treatments stack up to each other in terms of saving lives and cost effectiveness is reported this week by a team ...
Cancer Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Prostate cancer experts at Johns Hopkins have developed an updated version of the Partin Tables, a tool to help men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their doctors to better assess their chance of a surgical cure. The updated ...
Cancer Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Britons want a recommendation from the NHS on whether to attend bowel cancer screening, along with all the information on benefits and risks, according to research published in the British Journal of Can ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Anti-cancer properties have been found in extracts from Australian-grown faba beans, along with effects that may have implications for treating hypertension and maintaining healthy weight.
Cancer Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
British Journal of Cancer
The British Journal of Cancer a twice-monthly professional medical journal of Cancer Research UK (a registered charity in the United Kingdom), published on their behalf by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd).
The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. BJC works with a team of international experts to ensure high standards of selection and review. Once accepted, papers are published in print and online.
Full research papers and short communications are published under five broad headings:
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