Research on DNA repair and breast cancer may lead to new and better treatments

Dr Simon Lord and colleagues at the University of Oxford have shown that metformin, a drug commonly used to treat diabetes, can target mitochondria in breast cancer cells....
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SEEING IS BELIEVING: LOOKING INSIDE CANCER VIA VIRTUAL REALITY

VR allows patients to witness what is going on inside their bodies; to understand how the anatomy could be fixed together and why certain procedures need to be performed....
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Advances & obstacles in oncology 

The Oncology industry is right at the forefront of pioneering new medicines, treatments and methods of diagnosis. This is for good reason, as cancers find more ways of adapting and surviving. New medicine, technology and treatments...
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The creative future of cancer treatment

‘’MIT biologists have now found that by combining two existing classes of drugs, both of which target cancer cells' ability to divide, they can dramatically boost the drugs' killing power.’’...
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Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in landmark partnership with Rutherford Cancer Centre

The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East and Northumbria Healthcare has announced a landmark partnership that will see NHS cancer patients treated at the Rutherford Centre in Bomarsund....
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HPV vaccine for males shows positive signs of prevention

The prevention of disease is an integral focus of the European Oncology Convention, and of the wider MediWeek portfolio as well. One of the strongest steps we have made as a nation is with the HPV...
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Breast cancer : the worrying statistics

Breast cancer. It’s the most common and aggressive cancer in the U.K, but new research methods, medicines and surgeries are being discovered every single day....
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New Innovations That Are Combating Cancerous Tumours

Tumours can affect absolutely anyone, at any age. However, the medical industry has not identified a clear, definitive cause for cancerous tumours yet, but it is something they are working tirelessly towards. Some risk factors have...
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More Reasons For You to Attend MediWeek

MediWeek is the UK’s largest healthcare event will bring together 35000 healthcare professionals across 10 world-class exhibitions. MediWeek is a unique opportunity for you, your team, and your trust to come together to discover the cutting...
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European Oncology Convention Post Show Review

There was a palpable sense of anticipation from the awaiting crowds before the doors to the European Oncology Convention officially opened. The 1,700 visitors, made up of radiographers, radiologists, oncologists, consultants, and pioneering researchers created a...
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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April 2019 is bowel cancer awareness month, an annual event that raises awareness of the disease. Bowel cancer affects millions of people every year, so it is important that the wider population understand what it is,...
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No Smoking Day 2019

Everyone knows someone that smokes cigarettes. But do they know how harmful it is to their health? No Smoking Day aims to bring awareness to the dangers of harmful addiction and spotlights effective resources that will assist those...
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