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Simple urine test can now diagnose one of the deadliest cancers in early stages

A urine test which can diagnose pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly forms of the disease, has been developed by scientists. The pioneering test is the first ever to detect early-stage pancreatic cancer. It could increase survival rates for those diagnosed while their tumour is still small to 60 per cent. Currently, just 5%… Read More »

Smokers May Fare Worse Against the Deadliest Skin Cancer, Melanoma

Print this page MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 — Melanoma patients who are recent and current smokers have lower survival rates than nonsmokers, suggesting that smoking may weaken immune response to the most deadly skin cancer, researchers say. In a study of more than 700 melanoma patients in the United Kingdom, smokers were 40 percent less… Read More »