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31 Dec 2019

Disappointingly, the findings of the long-running GEFPCAPI trial led by Dr Fizazi of the Institut Gustave Roussy have proved negative. The trial has concluded that: “In GEFCAPI 04, using a molecular test followed by tailored systemic treatment did not improve outcomes of patients with carcinomas of the unknown primary site.” The trial ran from March 2012 to February 2018 inRead more

19 Dec 2019

The UK mortality data for 2017 are now available on the excellent statistics area of CRUK website. UK CUP mortality has dropped to the 6th commonest cause of cancer death having been at 5th place for many years. The order now runs: Lung, Bowel, Prostate, Breast, Pancreas, CUP. The actual numbers for 2017 are 9,156 (9,410 in 2016) which isRead more