New computer software could spot cancer gene mutations
Cutting-edge program developed at the ICR could identify as-yet undiscovered genetic mutations that cause cancer.
Scan measures cancer metabolites inside the body
Non-invasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy scan could allow doctors to monitor the behaviour of prostate cancers without biopsy.
Scans of tumour ‘stiffness’ can assess response to cancer treatment
A new type of scan measuring whether tissues are ‘stiff’ or elastic can assess whether they are responding to treatment, say ICR researchers.
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More intensive radiotherapy is better for localised prostate cancer
Results from a 10-year trial have shown that a radiotherapy regime involving higher doses of radiation is a better option than having lower ...