By Lloyd Mudiwa. A new research study has made a breakthrough into how cancer cells ‘hijack’ platelets, enabling cancer to spread around the body and promoting the growth of new tumours, according to the findings presented at the annual RCSI Research Day last week. The findings of this significant new study will inform the development [...]
In a comparison of strategies for treating low-grade brain tumours, patients in Norway treated at a hospital that generally favoured early surgical resection had better overall survival than patients treated at a hospital that favoured biopsy and watchful waiting, according to a study appearing in JAMA.
The tobacco industry is using smartphone apps to promote its products, warn researchers in Tobacco Control, which appears to be violating Article 13 of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), which bans the advertising and promotion of tobacco products in all media.