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Four new cancer drugs approved on NHS in Scotland

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved 4 new cancer drugs for use on the NHS in Scotland to treat some lung, breast and prostate cancers.

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Trial offers new hope to children and adults with muscle cancer

A Cancer Research UK funded trial will offer new treatments for children and adults with a form of muscle cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma that has returned or does not respond to current treatments.

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Cancer Research UK launch national children’s cancer trials team in Birmingham

Birmingham will be at the forefront of developments in childhood cancer research thanks to the launch of a new team which will co-ordinate groundbreaking clinical trials across the UK.

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Smoking among child cancer survivors highest in most at risk group

Childhood cancer survivors who are most at risk of developing a second cancer are more likely to smoke than other childhood cancer survivors – reveals a Cancer Research UK study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute* today (Tuesday).

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Suspected environmental link to children’s cancers

Substances present in the environment may trigger certain rare kinds of childhood cancer, according to a new study1 by Cancer Research UK scientists in Manchester.

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