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Double NHS decision for CAR T cell immunotherapy in Scotland

Two cancer immunotherapies have been reviewed for NHS use in Scotland as a treatment for some patients with aggressive blood cancer.

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First patient receives CAR T cell therapy on NHS

An 11-year-old boy became the first NHS patient to receive a personalised blood cancer immunotherapy on the NHS.

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Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola surprises Blues fan and cancer survivor

Gianfranco Zola gave eighteen-year-old Ed Garside the surprise of his life in a special meeting organised by Stand Up To Cancer’s official partner, Hyundai Moto

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NHS England to fund personalised blood cancer immunotherapy

A cancer immunotherapy will be offered on the NHS in England to some children and young adults with leukaemia, NHS England announced today.

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Personalised cancer vaccine may hold leukaemia at bay for longer

A cancer vaccine personalised to individual patients could reduce the chances of a type of blood cancer from returning, a small US study has found.

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Acute myeloid leukaemia is 11 different diseases

Researchers studying the genetic make-up of an aggressive blood cancer, AML, have discovered that it exists in at least 11 different forms.

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Doubling-up on cancer immunotherapy shows promise, but side effects still a challenge

A combination of two immunotherapy drugs outperformed a single drug treatment in patients with a type of advanced lung cancer.

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Scientists identify possible double whammy to attack leukaemia

Cancer Research UK scientists have identified a potential double drug combination against B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

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Traces of cancer cells in blood could warn of acute leukaemia relapse

Researchers showed that the presence of leukaemia cells after initial chemotherapy could predict how well a patient subsequently fared.

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Researchers uncover weakness in leukaemia cells

UK scientists have found that a pair of genes inside cells could play a major role in how a serious form of leukaemia develops.

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