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Struggling to Sleep with Cancer? You're Not Alone

Research has found up to 80% of all patients with a cancer diagnosis experience some degree of disturbed sleep during their cancer diagnosis and treatment. There are multiple reasons why sleep is disturbed, but luckily there are ways to manage your sleep.

Anti-malaria drug could make radiotherapy more effective

Scientists in Oxford have discovered that using an old anti-malaria drug alongside radiotherapy treatment helps shrink hard to treat tumours. The drug, atovaquone, is a cheap, widely available and safe drug which causes tumours to process oxygen differently making them sensitive to the effects of radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy works by damaging the DNA of cancer cells ...