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Recent studies support thalidomide’s use against blood cancers like multiple myeloma (MM) and suggest that the drug can help target cancer-promoting agents that were previously drug resistant. Additionally, it produced better survival rates in MM patients than other drugs in a recent trial.ant.

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According to a new study, cervical cancer could be nearly wiped out in a few decades, and the biggest obstacle is attitudes to screening. New home kits can help to faster identify women at risk.

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By opening a way for the immune system to attack tumours, two scientists revolutionised cancer care and won a Nobel Prize. Here is why their discoveries matter and how patients are already feeling the benefits.

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Combining antibiotics has just been shown to be a surprisingly effective way of overturning drug resistance, despite the long-held view that mixing multiple antibiotics isn’t effective.

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In a major achievement, scientists have created an algorithm that can spot the similarities of tumour evolution in different cancer patients. This will help to predict the progress of the disease and find the most efficient personalised treatment.

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Scientists have managed to extend the lives of drug-resistant ovarian cancer patients through a combination therapy and discovered other ways to attack the stubborn disease.

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A gene known for destroying hair cells can significantly improve treatment for melanoma and is a good candidate to help with prostate cancer. The discovery further highlights the potential of immunotherapy in targeting tumours.

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Scientists have discovered how to use some cancer drugs' side effects to make them more potent. They checked the unwanted spike in insulin levels that made the compounds less effective.

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Scientists have identified a bacterial strain that can be used against prostate cancer. This is a new example of how bacteria’s anti-tumour properties can be enlisted in designing new cancer therapies.

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Recent studies confirm that the symptoms of severe epilepsy can be eased by medical cannabis, free from the THC compound that induces highs. However, there is still insufficient evidence to suggest its regular use in children.

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