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Astellas prostate cancer drug gets third approval from MHRA

May 12, 2021
Research and Development Astellas, MHRA, cancer research, cancer treatment, pharma, pharma news, prostate cancer

The MHRA has approved Astellas Pharma’s XTANDI (enzalutamide) drug for the treatment of a third form of prostate cancer, making …


E. coli strain in the gut may increase risk of bowel cancer, new study finds

February 28, 2020
Medical Communications Cancer, E. coli, bowel cancer, bowels, cancer research, e coli, oncology

A type of E. coli infection may increase a person’s chance of developing bowel cancer, according to a new study …


Virus DNA found in cancer cells

February 6, 2020
Business Services Cancer, Cancer Virus, HPV, cancer research

The first comprehensive survey of viruses found with different types of cancer has been conducted by researchers. Researchers from the …


Landmark study set to transform cancer treatment

February 6, 2020
Business Services Cancer, cancer breast, cancer mutations, cancer research, cancer treatment

Over a thousand scientists have built the most detailed picture of cancer ever in a landmark study. Their research was …


NICE rejects Keytruda for routine use in NHS bladder cancer treatment

November 27, 2019
Research and Development Cancer Drugs Fund, bladder cancer, cancer research

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given an initial ‘no’ for Keytruda’s (pembrolizumab) use in treating …

Smoking may limit immune system’s ability to fight cancer, study shows

February 18, 2019
Sales and Marketing Cancer, cancer research, immune system, immunology, melanoma, oncology, smoking

Smoking may limit the body’s ability to fight melanoma, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Research. The …


New $2 million programme aims at increasing diversity in cancer research

October 24, 2018
Research and Development Cancer, USA, black, cancer research, diversity, latino, native american

The National Cancer Institute are developing a joint cancer drug discovery and development, and research education programme focused towards the …


Blood test able to detect cancer a year in advance

April 27, 2017
Research and Development Cancer Research UK, Francis Crick Institute, cancer research

A team at the Francis Crick Institute, based in London, has discovered a new way of analysing blood in patients …

New immunotherapy-based cancer research limits cancer spread by 75%

January 12, 2017
Medical Communications, Research and Development Cancer, cancer research, immunotherapy

Research conducted by the Sanger Institute in Cambridge has discovered 23 new genes associated with cancer cell’s spread through the …


New research reveals how cancer cells grow and spread through body

January 6, 2017
Medical Communications Cancer, Cancer Research UK, ICR, Institute of Cancer Research, cancer research, cell movement

Research conducted by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), co-funded by Cancer Research UK, has discovered how cancer cells are …


Cancer Research UK receives ‘success payment’ from GlaxoSmithKline

October 7, 2016
Medical Communications GSK, GlaxoSmithKline, University of Manchester, cancer research

CRT and the University of Manchester were rewarded financially for their collaboration developing molecules targeting cancer epigenetics. The agreement between …


Cancer drug discovery system ‘broken’

October 24, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, cancer research, oncology, paul workman

The global system for discovering new cancer drugs is ‘broken’ and failing to turn scientific advances into enough innovative new …

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ICR: ‘Pharma needs stronger incentives’

February 12, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing ICR, cancer research, itcc, pharma, r and d

The pharma industry must be given greater monetary help to persuade it to develop drugs which are specifically for children, …

Funding boost for lung cancer ‘map’

July 18, 2013
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing cancer research, lung cancer, tracerx

A new Cancer Research UK study aims to unlock lung cancer’s secrets by tracking how lung tumours develop and evolve …

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