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Macmillan’s Cancer Comparison: 1970s to Now

Yesterday, Macmillan published a fascinating report on the changes in cancer care over the last 40 years, comparing diagnosis, treatment and survival in the 1970s to now. Live Better With’s Dr Zahra Neshat has read the 23 page article article and picked out the most important and interesting parts to give you a useful summary of the improvements in cancer care, and those still needed.

Genes linked to prostate cancer identified

By discovering the genes that increase the risk of prostate cancer, scientists hope to be able to improve outcomes for men with the disease through better screening and a more targeted approach to treatment.

Scientists at the The Institute of Cancer Research, (ICR) London examined the DNA code of 692 men with advanced prostate cancer ...