Find out how the chemistry inside plants can lead to life-changing drugs and how a cannabis-derived drug is part of a new trial to help people with a type of aggressive brain cancer.
Right now there isn’t enough reliable evidence to prove that any form of cannabis can effectively treat cancer in patients.
In the news this week: our scientists have developed an ovarian cancer blood test that maybe be able to detect cancer two years earlier than current methods.
In the news this week: using Turing’s codebreaking to develop personalised cancer treatments and misleading headlines linking mobile phones to cancer.
In the news this week: drug approvals could be delayed by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and scientists investigating DNA faults have uncovered some surprising results.
Cannabis extract was in the news after a study found that combining it with chemo extended the lives of mice with pancreatic cancer.
Thousands of cancer patients missing out on targeted treatments, e-cigarettes hit the headlines and new research on magnets and cancer-killing viruses.
Our regular round-up of the week’s cancer news.
This week NICE rolled out its new symptom-based guidelines for suspected cancers, aiming to cut delays between patients seeing their…