News and Research
Monday 28th January 2013
The Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro has been given 250,000 by the National Institute of Health Research to begin mastectomy drug trials. These will be carried out on 160 women from Cornwall and Devon and hopes to reduce the amount of time it takes for them to recover
Wednesday 9th January 2013
Cutting down on alcohol not only helps you lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, it also significantly reduces the risk of getting cancer. However, according to Kate Mendoza, Head of Health Information at the World Cancer Research Fund, a recent survey shows many people are totally unaware of the risks associated with excess alcohol consumption.
Thursday 29th November 2012
The Cancer Genome Atlas, supported by NIH, finds shared genomic features that could aid treatments.
Wednesday 28th November 2012
In the face of mounting evidence that cancer cells communicate, co-operate and even engage in collective decision-making, biophysicists and cancer researchers at Rice University, Tel Aviv University and John Hopkins University are suggesting a new strategy for outsmarting cancer through its own social intelligence.
Wednesday 21st November 2012
The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) and Breast Cancer Care have today launched new breast reconstruction guidelines.
Thursday 18th October 2012
A cancer-killing antibody that can be activated by a magnetic field has been developed by scientists in Korea.