Oncology

Programme launched to reduce global cancer deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined forces with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to strengthen and accelerate efforts to fight cancer in the developing world.

Women 'reluctant to discuss genetic testing' as cancer precaution

A new study has found that few women with family histories of breast or ovarian cancer are discussing genetic testing with their physicians.

Ovarian cancer biomarker research 'ongoing'

The US-based Moffitt Cancer Center and Frantz BioMarkers are to collaborate on ovarian cancer biomarker research, it has been revealed.

Menstrual gene variants 'may offer treatment clues'

Efforts to prevent the onset of breast and endometrial cancer, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease could be boosted by a new US study.