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Breast cancer symptoms to look out for

Oct. 1 marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  (iStock) More than 40,000 women will be killed by breast cancer this year in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Women face a one-in-37 chance of dying from the

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