Jun 18, 2016

Does a common diabetes drug reduce cancer risk?

In the UK, a total of 62,809 patients with diabetes were found to have a higher risk of colon and pancreatic cancer compared to a similar population without diabetes. Diabetics who were also obese had the highest number of cancers.

Mar 31, 2016

New guidelines to GPs about prostate cancer testing

Following the growing debate about the use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer and whether the age limit of 50 should be lowered, Public Health England (PHE) has issued new guidelines to general practitioners (GPs).

Mar 29, 2016

A new ‘instant test’ to show if chemo is working

Doctors in the US say they are developing a new test that can show almost immediately whether chemotherapy is working. Eventually, the researchers hope patients will also be able to watch the disease being cleared from the body.