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Controlling the immune response of people dying from cancer might help save them from pain, fatigue and loss of appetite, experts believe. Researchers hope that by using existing drugs to control symptoms, people in their last few weeks of life can enjoy a more comfortable journey towards death. Experts at…
A rise in the number of people surviving cancer in Wales is something we should all be proud of, but improvement is still needed - that was the message from the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Vaughan Gething when he spoke at a Macmillan Cancer Care event yesterday evening. Cancer survival…
Radiotherapy for prostate cancer on the NHS could change after a new system that delivers higher beam doses over a shorter period was found to work as well as existing treatment. Researchers leading a 14-year trial said the altered therapy plan could save the NHS tens of millions of pounds…
Thousands of men with a prostate problem are to benefit from a new tool which has been given the go ahead for NHS use, health officials said. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said men with enlarged prostates should be given a special laser treatment to help…
Health campaigners have said it is "grossly unfair" that men with advanced prostate cancer in Scotland will not be able to get a treatment on the NHS that could extend their lives. The charity Prostate Cancer UK hit out after the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) rejected cabazitaxel chemotherapy for routine…
A new hard-hitting report into cancer services in Wales - produced by the University of Glasgow's Institute for Health and Well-being - calls for an ambitious new plan to cope with growing numbers of people being diagnosed with the disease. The comprehensive report commissioned by Cancer Research UK has concluded…
A revolutionary mobile device to deliver radiotherapy more precisely during surgery, without causing damage to surrounding tissue and organs, is to be used for the first time at a UK hospital. The Mobetron is the first portable system able to administer the treatment in this way - known as intraoperative…
Noel Edmonds has revealed he suffered from prostate cancer which he claims was helped cured by a box that "tackles cancer". The Deal Or No Deal host alleged on This Morning that he had used the EMPpad, a machine which aims to stimulate "cellular resonance" in the body, as part…