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Cancer patients increasingly positive about their care April 2019 Cancer patients are increasingly positive about their care with 89% rating it as excellent or very good, a national survey shows. This comes as the NHS is treating more patients for cancer than ever... Read More →
Pitfalls In The Assessment Of Irregular Bleeding April 2019 The levonorgestrel-releasing intra-uterine device Mirena is an effective, long term form of contraception that leads to a significant reduction of menstrual bleeding among majority of women.... Read More →
Improved Screening For Prostate Cancer April 2019 Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is widely used to detect prostate cancer. The low positive predictive value of elevated PSA results in large numbers of unnecessary prostate biopsies. Researchers set... Read More →
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy For Cancer April 2019 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer.
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Evaluation Of The Current Knowledge Limitations In Breast Cancer Research April 2019 A gap analysis was conducted to determine which areas of breast cancer research, if targeted by researchers and funders, could produce the greatest impact on patients.

Fifty six Breast Cancer... Read More →
Managing A Locally Advanced Malignant Thymoma Complicated By Nephrotic Syndrome April 2019 The management of locally advanced inoperable malignant thymoma is difficult as there are no large randomised clinical trial data to guide treatment. However various case series have shown that... Read More →
Unique Source Of Cancer Incidence From Around The World April 2019 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publishes the series of Cancer Incidence in Five Continents (CI5).

This series, started in the 1960s, provides information about the... Read More →
Cancer Reform Strategy April 2019 The Cancer Reform Strategy builds on the progress made since the publication of the NHS Cancer Plan in 2000 and sets a clear direction for cancer services for the next five years. It shows how by... Read More →
Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer. March 2019 We used to consider the 5-year mark of relapse-free survival the hallmark of successful anticancer treatment. If it didn't come back by then, the patient was in the clear, right? Unfortunately, the... Read More →
Incidence Of Cancer In BRCA1/2 Carriers Is Increasing March 2019 The identification of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation in familial breast cancer kindreds allows genetic testing of at risk relatives. However, considerable controversy exists regarding the cancer risks in... Read More →

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1 in 5 people get skin cancer April 2019 Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and can appear anywhere on the skin. Non-melanoma skin cancers, like...
Report on deaths from head and neck cancers in England April 2019 Public Health England’s National End of Life Care Intelligence Network has published a new report examining who dies from...
Online Tool for Calculating Colorectal Cancer Risk April 2019 An online tool for calculating colorectal cancer risk in men and women age 50 or older was launched recently, based on a...
The Lancet March 2019 The Lancet

Available for both iPad & iPhone, the new and improved The Lancet app is free to download and offers...
inPractice® Oncology. March 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Keeping Up To Date March 2019 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it...
Researchers in bowel cancer discovery February 2019 Scientists have discovered how genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease....
Institute of Cancer Research February 2019 The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) new website is designed to serve the needs of a wide audience: the international...
Prostate cancer report January 2019 Prostate Cancer UK has launched a new report, 'Men United v Prostate Cancer: Five inequalities, five solutions', and are...
Transplantation of organs from donors with a history of cancer January 2019 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) reviewed evidence including the outcomes of...
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