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Personalised cancer vaccine trials produce ‘really hopeful’ results | Science & Tech News

DNA from an individual patient's tumour is cut and pasted into a harmless virus

A personalised cancer vaccine made from individual patients’ own DNA has produced “really hopeful” early results. The ground-breaking jab, created using technology perfected in the COVID pandemic, is being given to patients after they complete conventional treatment for head and neck cancers. Patients have a high chance of the cancer returning. Preliminary data from a …

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I’ve been given months to live after docs told me to take painkillers for stomach pain

I’ve been given months to live after docs told me to take painkillers for stomach pain

A DAD has been given months to live after doctors repeatedly told him to just take painkillers. Richard Paice, 51, from Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, has been told he’s got incurable bowel cancer. 3 Richard Paice, a husband and father, was told he had incurable bowel cancer weeks after going to the doctor with key symptomsCredit: Supplied …

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Male dogs more likely to develop cancer because they spend more time sniffing other pups’ genitalia

The cancer usually causes tumours on the external genitalia of both male and female dogs, but can also affect other areas like the nose, mouth, and skin (pictured)

Male dogs are FOUR TIMES more likely to develop cancer on the nose or mouth because they spend more time sniffing and licking other pups’ genitalia than females, study reveals Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumour (CTVT) is a contagious form of cancer It spreads between dogs when they come into contact with an infected dog Researchers …

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Doctors discover staggering reason woman couldn’t get pregnant after abortion 20 years ago

Doctors discover staggering reason woman couldn't get pregnant after abortion 20 years ago

DOCTORS have reported a shock discovery in an infertile woman who had an abortion 20 years prior. The 39-year-old from Wales had been struggling to get pregnant for at least two years, and also had pelvic pain. 1 Docs discovered something unusual in the woman’s wombCredit: Clinical Case Reports She was described as “fit and …

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