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World Cancer Day 2017

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This year World Cancer Day draws attention to the relation between sports and the quality of life of cancer patients. Recent international research revealed that physical exercise has a significant effect on the quality of life and the physical condition.

Press release: Common Heart Drug Repurposed to Treat Rare Cancer in Europe

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Orphan Drug Designation Confirms Propranolol’s Treatment Benefits

Growing evidence that exercise is safe and beneficial for cancer patients and cancer survivors.

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Recent findings on breast cancer confirm that exercise may decrease fatigue and increase energy during breast cancer treatment.

PIONEER: a randomised Phase II trial in early stage, operable ER+ breast cancer patients - new publication in 'Nature Reviews Cancer'

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A new paper in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer, ‘Deciphering the divergent roles of progestogens in breast cancer’, outlines the complex role of progestogens in ER positive breast cancer.

Press release: First patient enrolled in brain tumor trial combining 9 repurposed drugs - CUSP9v3

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The Anticancer Fund is pleased to announce that on Tuesday 15th November 2016, the first patient was enrolled in a clinical trial called CUSP9v3 for recurrent glioblastoma at the Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Ulm, Germany.

Pers release: It's time to consider propranolol as an anti-cancer drug, researchers say

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The common beta-blocker has significant anti-cancer properties.

New data from a retrospective study with aspirine in advanced colorectal cancer patients

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New data from a retrospective study in advanced colorectal cancer patients taking aspirin concurrently indicates that it may have some positive effects on clinical outcomes.

Inspiring video of Dyanne: the war against lung cancer

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The story of Dyanne, a 31 year old lung cancer patient and her war against lung cancer.

A new study published randomly selected newly diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) patients to different intensified treatments

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A major new study has attempted to address the issue by running a trial that has randomly selected newly diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) patients to different intensified treatments to see if any of them improve clinical outcomes (for example the period free of disease).

Study suggests that breast surgery followed by radiation does not prolong lives of women with metastatic breast cancer

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Specialists have not known, until today, whether removing the initial breast tumor would be of any help to these women with metastatic breast cancer.