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Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer. January 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 →
Superior treatment for some patients with chronic leukemia December 2018 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is one of the most common types of leukemia in adults typically occurring during or after middle age and rarely occurring in individuals under the age of 40.

An... Read More →
Cardiac Problems Persist Long-Term in Childhood Cancer Survivors December 2018 This population-based cohort study analyzed data from 34,489 individuals who met 5-year survival criteria for a childhood cancer. Long-term cardiac mortality was examined for individuals diagnosed... Read More →
Cancer Education Resource December 2018 Inside Cancer is an educational resource which can be used by health professionals, patients, or students. This interactive website explains the hallmarks of cancer, causes and prevention, and how... Read More →
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 →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

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

Our role and remit in the health service
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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 →

Resources

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...
inPractice® Oncology. January 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
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...
The Role And Value Of Specialist Nurses In Prostate Cancer Care January 2019 Specialist nurses may play an important role in helping to improve the experiences of patients with prostate cancer,...
Website Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation December 2018 A website to help cancer patients learn more about how they can preserve their ability to have children has been launched...
Manual for Cancer Services: Chemotherapy Measures November 2018 Following a three month consultation period the revised chemotherapy measures were published recently for inclusion in the...
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...
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