News

Breast Cancer Risk November 2017 Breast cancer remains the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women in developed countries of the Western world, with an estimated 232 670 new cases diagnosed in 2016 in the United States... Read More →
Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer September 2017 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 →
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy September 2017 The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is among the foremost international journals in antimicrobial research. Our readership includes representatives of academia, industry and health services,... Read More →
Death anxiety interventions in patients with advanced cancer August 2017 Death anxiety is a common issue in adult patients with advanced cancer and can have a large impact on quality of life and end-of-life care. Interventions are available to assist but are scarcely... Read More →
Vasectomy Not Associated With Prostate Cancer July 2017 The authors of this meta-analysis evaluated the association between vasectomy and the risk of prostate cancer in 53 studies including almost 15 million men. There was a weak association found... Read More →
Association Between Patient Age and Lymph Node Positivity in Thin Melanoma July 2017 Study team sought to determine whether there was an association between patient age and lymph node positivity in melanomas that were 0.5-1mm, a group of patients where sentinel lymph node... Read More →
Biologic differences between peripheral and transition zone prostate cancer June 2017 Prostate cancer arises in the transition zone (TZ) in approximately 20–25% of cases. Modern biopsy and surveillance protocols, and advances in prostate cancer imaging, have renewed interest in TZ... Read More →
Predicting Who’s at Risk for Biochemical Relapse in Prostate Cancer June 2017 The development and clinical implementation of prostate cancer biomarkers to guide disease management for men with localized disease remains a challenge, especially in view of the known high rates... Read More →
An Easy Guide to Breast Screening June 2017 A leaflet has been produced by and for women with learning difficulties

An easy guide to breast screening is available to download in PDF format. Read More →
Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease May 2017 National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence... Read More →

Resources

App launched to help spot cancer signs October 2017 A new app to help doctors with referrals for patients suspected of having cancer has been launched.
It features a quick...
App launched to help doctors spot cancer signs October 2017 A new app to help doctors with referrals for patients suspected of having cancer has been launched.
It features a quick...
Improving Outcomes for Cancer September 2017 Improving outcomes: a strategy for cancer aims to help the reformed NHS deliver cancer outcomes that are amongst the best...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
An Easy Guide to Cervical Screening June 2017 A leaflet has been produced by and for women with learning difficulties

An easy guide to cervical screening is...
Reassessing Carcinogenic HPV Types May 2017 Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by persistent infections with a restricted set of human papillomaviruses...
Online Tool for Calculating Colorectal Cancer Risk May 2017 An online tool for calculating colorectal cancer risk in men and women age 50 or older was launched recently, based on a...
Sebaceous Carcinoma Of The Skin Of The Breast: Case Report May 2017 Sebaceous gland tumours are rare and their presence should be considered as a marker for Muir-Torre Syndrome, alerting to...
Cervical screening website May 2017 The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP) has a website able to send online mail shots and provide...
Late cancer diagnosis costing lives and money April 2017 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it...
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