Latest Institute of Cancer Research Stories
Researchers at The University of Nottingham have shown an association between certain past diagnostic radiation procedures and an increased risk of young-onset prostate cancer â€” a rare form of prostate cancer which affects about 10 per cent of all men diagnosed with the disease.
By Sam Wood PEOPLE living in the north of England are more likely to die from cancer than those living in the rest of the country, according to a report released today. The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) says cancer deaths in the region are about 20% higher than the rest of England.
Breakthrough Breast Cancer today announce that UK scientists have discovered that a gene â€“ named after the James Bond villain Scaramanga â€“ can trigger the development of breasts. This has important implications for breast cancer, as reported in the journal Genes and Development.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.