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Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved

A life-extending lung cancer drug will be made immediately available to NHS patients in England, say advisers. Campaigners, including the late Sunday Times restaurant critic AA Gill, have repeatedly called for access to the pioneering immunotherapy, which can add months to

Triple-negative breast cancer: Is a new treatment within reach?

A new study is looking into ways of devising more effective, targeted treatments for triple-negative breast cancer. Researchers are currently investigating a potential new avenue for the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer, which is a particularly aggressive breast cancer subtype. Triple-negative breast

New drug target found for ‘most common cancer in infants’

The findings may one day improve survival rates for neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer. Researchers have identified a new target for immunotherapies that could treat and block the advancement of neuroblastoma, which is the most common form of cancer in