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News and information connected to cancer survival and management

Suncare advice for cancer patients

Patients who have received treatment for cancer can often have long-term sensitivity to sun. Macmillan Cancer Support have published useful advice concerning Taking Care in the Sun.  Image courtesy of marcolm at

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Future Science Group announces free access to peer-reviewed journals focused on cancer

Future Science Group today announced that it will provide free access to three of its peer-reviewed, cancer-focused journals for the remainder of 2015. The journals, Hepatic Oncology, Melanoma Management, and the International Journal of Endocrine Oncology present the latest findings in their area of … Continue reading

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Oncologists reveal reasons for high cost of cancer drugs in the US and recommend solutions

Increasingly high prices for cancer drugs are affecting patient care in the U.S. and the American health care system overall, say the authors of a special article published online in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. “Americans with cancer pay 50 percent … Continue reading

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World’s first-in-human clinical trial of a novel vaccine targeting top cancers

First-in-human clinical trial using adenovirus to receive endorsement from both US Food and Drug Administration and Health Sciences Authority The National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) has launched a clinical trial of a new cancer vaccine administered to human patients for … Continue reading

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EMAS publishes position statement on breast cancer screening in Elsevier journal Maturitas

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas on the topic of breast cancer screening. Breast cancer … Continue reading

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14 Inspiring Breast Cancer Quotes

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a life-changing experience. It can be hard to handle the news at first, and even harder to know how to proceed, no matter your prognosis. While everyone’s journey is unique, knowing that others before … Continue reading

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Pancreatic survival rates at standstill for 4 decades

Long-term survival from pancreatic cancer has failed to improve in 40 years – with the outlook remaining the lowest of the 21 most common cancers, according to new figures published by Cancer Research UK. Today just over three per cent of … Continue reading

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