The UK continues to lag behind other developed nations in rates of cancer survival according to a recent report by Cancer Research UK. In seven comparable countries, there was an analysis of 3.9 million cancer cases from 1995 to 2014. Despite improvements in some areas, the results should that the UK was lagging in cancer survival.
Ryan Lau | @agorisms
Last Thursday marked an impressive step forward in the prevention of cancer. Amidst recent statements from an Israel-based company that they would be able to develop a cure within a year, the medical and public communities alike have been eager for development. However, further analysis showed that they only intend to have a treatment ready for human clinical trials. For cancer treatments, far fewer than 10% of them receive eventual approval for public use. But now, a group of scientists in Mexico is jumping for joy. Eva Ramón Gallegos of Mexico City’s Instituto Politecnico Nacional (IPN), one of the nation’s largest universities, has successfully administered what she touts as an effective HPV cure.