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Fecal microbiota transplantation helps restore beneficial bacteria in cancer patients November 2018 Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have shown that autologous fecal microbiota transplantation (auto-FMT) is a safe and effective way to help replenish beneficial gut bacteria in... Read More →
Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer. November 2018 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 →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

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Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

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NHS England (London Region) five-year strategic plan October 2018 The five year strategy to transform cancer services in London was launched recently. Produced in partnership with London’s CCGs, Public Health England, the Integrated Cancer Systems and charity... Read More →
New and Emerging Evidence on the Ongoing Needs of Cancer Survivors October 2018 The British Journal of Cancer has published a supplement on cancer survivorship.

A key commitment of the Cancer Reform Strategy (Department of Health, 2007) in UK, and endorsed in Improving... Read More →
Death Rate From Breast Cancer Continues Decline October 2018 The breast cancer death rate in the US is continuing to drop by about 2% per year, but advances in detection and treatment have benefited some races much more than others, according to Breast Cancer... Read More →
Promoting better care for cancer patients with urgent medical problems September 2018 A toolkit from the Royal College of Physicians aims to improve the care of cancer patients admitted to hospital as an emergency with medical problems due to their cancer or their... Read More →
Rare and less common cancers: incidence and mortality in England July 2018 A report, published by Cancer52 and the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) reports on cancers considered rare and less common. The report contains a list of sites and codes for a large... Read More →
Thyroid cancer cases double in 20 years July 2018 The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer in England has doubled since the early 1990s, according to a new data briefing published by the National Cancer Intelligence Network... Read More →
Cancer services come of age June 2018 The cancer services coming of age report summarises a series of pilots that tested whether appropriate assessment of older cancer patients would result in improved access to appropriate cancer... Read More →

Resources

inPractice® Oncology. November 2018 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Sublux radiology app for all medical providers October 2018 What apps are available that teach the basics of plain radiography for more than just chest X-rays and ortho trauma? Are...
QuitMedKit counseling and treatment of tobacco dependence October 2018 Tobacco use remains the number-one preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. So it’s...
Manual for Cancer Services: Chemotherapy Measures October 2018 Following a three month consultation period the revised chemotherapy measures were published recently for inclusion in the...
Study finds HPV from Oral Sex is linked to Throat Cancer September 2018 Oral sex increases the risk of transmitting the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests a new study...
Asian-language cancer information resource September 2018 About 4 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have limited English proficiency, a disadvantage when it comes to...
Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020 August 2018 The Independent Cancer Taskforce has published Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020....
Living with and beyond cancer - improving future survivorship services August 2018 The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative (NCSI) has published Living with and Beyond Cancer: Taking Action to Improve...
Cancer System Performance August 2018 A website allows cancer patients, their families and health care providers in Ontario, Canada, to access the province's...
Cancer statistics: availability and location July 2018 Document aims to provide an overview about cancer statistics, including information on statistics publicly available and...
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