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Online portal of Asian language cancer information June 2019 The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training and the American Cancer Society have launched a searchable online database of Asian language cancer materials. This effort is... Read More →
Sunitinib first-line May 2019 In new guidance issued by NICE, Sunitinib is recommended as a possible first drug treatment for people with advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma if: immunotherapy (for example, interferon... Read More →
Guidance issued on Endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer May 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 endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide... Read More →
Erlotinib for the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Technology Appraisal May 2019 Erlotinib is recommended as an alternative to docetaxel for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have already tried one chemotherapy regimen but it has not worked. Erlotinib should... Read More →
Electrically-Stimulated Intravesical Chemotherapy for Superficial Bladder Cancer Guidance May 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 electrically-stimulated intravesical... Read More →
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.

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Resources

Reassessing Carcinogenic HPV Types May 2019 Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by persistent infections with a restricted set of human papillomaviruses...
Sebaceous Carcinoma Of The Skin Of The Breast: Case Report May 2019 Sebaceous gland tumours are rare and their presence should be considered as a marker for Muir-Torre Syndrome, alerting to...
Cervical screening website May 2019 The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP) has a website able to send online mail shots and provide...
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....
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