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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women, worldwide. Most cases of cervical cancer can be prevented through HPV vaccination of adolescent girls, and regular screening of adult women combined with prompt treatment of precancerous lesions. On the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and beyond, get screened and check with your health care provider!

Thu 13 Jan 2022, 08:29 | Tags: Health GRP

6 of the biggest good news cancer stories of 2021

2021 may not have been the year anyone expected, with COVID-19 still making its presence known in our lives and around the world.

But a lot of progress has still been made. From promising new cancer drugs to trialling a cancer blood test, here are some of the top good news stories from the year.

Tue 11 Jan 2022, 08:44 | Tags: Cancer Research Newsletter, cancer research, Health GRP

Over 600 people in England set to benefit from innovative lung cancer treatment

More than 600 people in England with a form of lung cancer could benefit from the innovative drug osimertinib (Tagrisso) after its approval by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

The drug will now be available to people with early-stage non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have had surgery to remove their tumour that has errors in a gene called EGFR.

Wed 15 Dec 2021, 08:56 | Tags: Health GRP

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