Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by gene tumour boards, a new version of the hospital panels that traditionally decided whether surgery, radiation or chemotherapy would be best.
A Canadian-led international research team is using a "barcoding" system to investigate the growth patterns of individual cells that make up the deadliest form of brain cancer, with the hopes of improving treatment.
An American study published in Science Translational Medicine, which followed 200 cancer patients in the U.S., Denmark and the Netherlands, has paved the way for the early detection of several types of cancer in apparently healthy subjects.
Australian researchers may have found a treatment to combat a serious side effect of chemotherapy treatments prescribed for cancer patients. Their research, which was conducted on rodents, will now go on to clinical trials on humans.