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NHS trial blood test for 50 cancer types shows signs of success

A blood test which can detect more than 50 cancer types showed signs of success in a recent NHS trial. Of the 5,000 people who had sought medical advice for suspected symptoms, the test accurately diagnosed two out of every three cancers.  Furthermore, it was able to pinpoint the site of the cancer in 85% …

New treatment for cervical cancer

A new immunotherapy drug is being offered to hundreds of women in the UK with advanced cervical cancer. The treatment, pembrolizumab, is the first new drug to tackle cervical cancer to be released in 14 years.  According to clinical trial data, it can extend patients’ lives by up to eight months when issued alongside chemotherapy.  …

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