Cancer

Overcoming resistance to a standard chemotherapy drug

Despite being studied for decades, the chemotherapy drug cisplatin is revealing new aspects of how it works. Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have identified an enzyme responsible for making tumors ...

Jul 19, 2018
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Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival

People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers from ...

Jul 19, 2018
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Stay sun safe for your DNA

Important parts of our DNA don't get easily repaired after being exposed to sunlight, cancer scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shown.

Jul 19, 2018
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Boys should be given HPV jab, says vaccine committee

It's nearly a decade since the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was first introduced in the UK to help protect against the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer. But until now, it has only been routinely offered ...

Jul 19, 2018
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