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Scientists from the Francis Crick Institute and University College London say they have, for the first time, conclusively explained how air pollution leads to lung cancer in nonsmokers.

Lumakras pill reduced the risk of disease progression in patients with advanced lung cancer by 34% compared with chemotherapy in a clinical trial, the company said.

The European Commission is set to propose boosting regular screenings for cancer and expanding them to additional types of tumors, after check-ups fell dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, EU officials said on Wednesday.

AstraZeneca said a late-stage trial had confirmed the benefit of breast cancer drug Enhertu in patients with an advanced form of the disease who had been previously treated with another therapy.