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November 7, 2018
Olarpip could provide effective treatment for brain tumours, charity reveals

An ovarian cancer drug could be an effective treatment for a difficult-to-treat type of brain tumour, research by a cancer charity has revealed.
Olaparib could leak through the blood brain barrier to treat glioblastoma – a condition which many other drugs have failed to treat – according to a study presented at the National Cancer Research Institute’s (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool on Monday (5 November).

May 3, 2018
Leading cancer charities launch awards to help advance understanding of the disease and develop new treatments to improve survival

Leading cancer charities have established a multi million pound fund to improve the understanding and treatment of brain tumours.


The Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Awards was launched this month [1 May] by Cancer Research UK in partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity to help advance understanding about the biology of the disease and the challenges translating discoveries into treatments.


November 11, 2009
A form of inoperable lung cancer that kills most sufferers could be combated by a drug that destroys tumours


August 27, 2009
Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology are to begin phase I clinical trials of a GlaxoSmithKline anti-cancer drug


August 26, 2009
Research suggests that a common drug used to treat breast cancer increases the risk of an aggressive secondary tumour developing if used for a long time


August 3, 2009
A cancer treatment that significantly increases the effectiveness of radiotherapy and chemotherapy is reported in the latest edition of Cancer Research


June 22, 2009
An experimental antibody drug has been found to dramatically improve the outlook for patients with prostate cancer


June 8, 2009
Cancer Research UK scientist lands prestigious Lister Institute Prize


March 24, 2009
New treatments for cancer will be researched at Northern Ireland's first Cancer Research UK centre


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