Jan 19, 2023

Bowel cancer breakthrough as chemotherapy before surgery ‘cuts risk of return’

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There are around 42,900 new bowel cancer cases in the UK every year Experts have hailed “remarkable” new research which shows that giving chemotherapy before surgery for early-stage bowel cancer cuts the chance of the disease coming back by 28%. The study, funded by Cancer Research UK, suggests at least 5,000 patients in the UK every year could benefit from a tweak to how they receive chemotherapy.

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