An investigational cancer drug that targets tumors caused by mutations in the KRAS gene will be evaluated in phase 2 clinical trials, following promising safety and efficacy results in preliminary human studies and excellent results in animal studies.
Results show that higher breast cancer risk from excess body weight can be reversed with weight loss
Proteins in our blood could in future help provide a comprehensive ‘liquid health check’, assessing our health and predicting the likelihood that we will we will develop a range of diseases, according to research published today in Nature Medicine.
The risk of cancer increases considerably if you gain weight before the age of 40. For endometrial cancer, the risk increases by 70 percent.