cancer


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Virus ‘Treats” Skin Cancer

As reported by www.bbc.co.uk researchers have advised that a genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer. The modified herpes virus is harmless to normal cells but when injected into tumours it replicates and releases substances to help fight the cancer. […]


Is Preventative Surgery the Answer?

With Angelina Jolie in the news again after bravely under going preventative surgery, lots of people are confused about whether traumatic surgery for something that has not happened is the right choice. The BBC wrote a great article that gives a good insight into what makes people make that choice. While […]

Preventative Cancer Surgery Advice

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Myths About Cancer

The internet is awash with misinformation about cancer, with potentially tragic consequences for patients. The recent Channel 4 documentary “You’re killing my son” told the story of Neon Roberts, a young boy whose treatment for a brain tumour was halted by his mother Sally, who remained convinced that radiotherapy would […]