Older people are less likely to get life-saving cancer care than younger people but this doesn't mean they don't want it, a charity warns.Read the full story ›
NHS patients in England will get results for cancer tests within four weeks of being referred by a GP, under new plans.Read the full story ›
18-year-old Charlotte Eades was diagnosed with cancer at just 16. She's released a powerful video documenting her struggles.Read the full story ›
A combination of cancer drugs that can shrink skin cancer tumours in more than half of patients may not be cost-effective for the NHS to supply patients.
A British-led trial has found immune-boosting drugs - ipilimumab and nivolumab - stopped advanced melonoma for nearly a year in 58% of cases.
But the high success rate comes with a high price tag, as ITV News' Health Editor Rachel Younger reports:
How much patients benefit from the new immuno-therapy treatment announced today in the fight against cancer will depend on which drugs suit them best, according to a leading expert.
Speaking to ITV News, Dr Alan Worsley of Cancer Research UK said that patients might respond best to one type of drug or a combination of therapies.
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A pair of cancer drugs can shrink tumours in more than half of patients with an advanced form of skin cancer, according to new research.Read the full story ›
The government is treating the fight against obesity as a priority, as a new report cautions that one in five cancer deaths is caused by it.Read the full story ›
A modified version of the herpes virus has proved a major success in phase III clinical trials.Read the full story ›
A new screening test can detect twice as many ovarian cancers as conventional methods, research has shown.Read the full story ›