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Immunotherapy for advanced bladder cancer

29th May 2020

An immunotherapy drug called ‘avelumab’ has been shown to significantly improve survival in patients with the most common type of bladder cancer, according to results from a phase III clinical trial led by Professor Tom Powles.

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Personalised ovarian cancer risk prediction reduces worries

18th May 2020

Offering personalised ovarian cancer risk prediction to women shows that 98 per cent of participants felt less worried after finding out their ovarian cancer risk status, according to a new study.

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Metal analysis of urine for pancreatic cancer detection

28th April 2020

Research has revealed that the signature of metal ions present in urine samples is an accurate indicator of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, one of the deadliest types of cancer.

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New and valuable insights into familial myeloid leukaemia

3rd March 2020

Research has identified new genetic features implicated in a type of blood cancer known as familial myeloid leukaemia. The study, published in Nature Communications, offers novel insights into the biology of this inherited cancer, and provides a framework to inform how to more effectively manage at-risk individuals and patients affected by this type of blood malignancy.

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Immune therapy reduces risk of recurrence in aggressive breast cancer

27th February 2020

An immune therapy for the most aggressive form of breast cancer can substantially reduce the risk of the disease returning, according to a clinical trial led by Professor Peter Schmid of Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London.

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World Cancer Day 2020

4th February 2020

This World Cancer Day, hear from our Director and some of our researchers about the importance of international collaboration in the fight against cancer.

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