Cancer drug price hike company investigated

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The European Commission has launched an investigation into claims that drug company Aspen Pharma excessively increased prices of five life-saving cancer medicines. The drugs include chlorambucil and busulfan – used... Read More

Prostate cancer: Blood test could help target treatment

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A blood test has been developed that could help target treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer. Cancer researchers in Europe analysed blood from 265 men with the disease. They... Read More

US actor Val Kilmer makes cancer admission

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Top Gun star Val Kilmer has appeared to confirm he had cancer, after previously claiming he had “no cancer whatsoever”. While answering questions put to him by Reddit users, the... Read More

Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'

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The Cancer Drugs Fund in England was a “huge waste of money” and may have caused patients to suffer unnecessarily from the side effects of the drugs, according to UK... Read More

'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early

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Doctors have spotted cancer coming back up to a year before normal scans in an “exciting” discovery. The UK team was able to scour the blood for signs of cancer... Read More

Antibiotic 'link to bowel cancer precursor'

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People who take antibiotics for a long time are more likely to develop growths on the bowel which can be a precursor to cancer, a study suggests. Researchers say this... Read More

Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s

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GPs have been given access to a new risk assessment tool to help diagnose young people at risk of bowel cancer. Experts say people under 50 do not act on... Read More