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Oct 2016

Cancer immunotherapy drug potential ‘game changer’

The European Cancer Congress has presented promising results in a study of 350 head and neck cancer patients. In the study, the number of patients surviving for longer whilst taking the drug, nivolumab, exceeded those being treated with chemotherapy. In the trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine, 36% of the patients trialled…

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Mar 2016

Cancer scanners reduce the risk of surgery

A study has suggested that hundreds of thousands of patients could be spared from risky operations through the use of a scanner. Head and neck tumours are treated with radiotherapy and chemotherapy, currently followed up by an operation to confirm the outcome of the tumour following the treatment. The operation takes three hours and comes…

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