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Use of CT scanning to carry out individual health assessments March 2017 CT scanning uses X-rays and specialised software to create cross-sectional images of the body. The members of the expert working party who authored a recent independent report were recruited by the... Read More →
Cancer Education Resource February 2017 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 →
Cardiac Problems Persist Long-Term in Childhood Cancer Survivors January 2017 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 →
Macmillan and National Cancer Intelligence Network launch Segmentation Project January 2017 The Macmillan-NCIN Segmentation Project has released data on cancer prevalence over a 20-year period with the aim of breaking down and segmenting the information to develop a better understanding of... Read More →
NHS England (London Region) five-year strategic plan January 2017 The five year strategy to transform cancer services in London was launched recently. Produced in partnership with Londonís CCGs, Public Health England, the Integrated Cancer Systems and charity... Read More →
New and Emerging Evidence on the Ongoing Needs of Cancer Survivors December 2016 The British Journal of Cancer has published a supplement on cancer survivorship. Read More →
Promoting better care for cancer patients with urgent medical problems November 2016 A new 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 →
Death Rate From Breast Cancer Continues Decline November 2016 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 →
Rare and less common cancers: incidence and mortality in England October 2016 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 October 2016 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 →

Resources

Institute of Cancer Research March 2017 The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) new website is designed to serve the needs of a wide audience: the international...
Transplantation of organs from donors with a history of cancer February 2017 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) reviewed evidence including the outcomes of...
Website Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation February 2017 A website to help cancer patients learn more about how they can preserve their ability to have children has been launched...
The Role And Value Of Specialist Nurses In Prostate Cancer Care February 2017 Specialist nurses may play an important role in helping to improve the experiences of patients with prostate cancer,...
Manual for Cancer Services: Chemotherapy Measures December 2016 Following a three month consultation period the revised chemotherapy measures were published recently for inclusion in the...
Living with and beyond cancer - improving future survivorship services November 2016 The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative (NCSI) has published Living with and Beyond Cancer: Taking Action to Improve...
Study finds HPV from Oral Sex is linked to Throat Cancer November 2016 Oral sex increases the risk of transmitting the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests a new study...
Asian-language cancer information resource November 2016 About 4 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have limited English proficiency, a disadvantage when it comes to...
Cancer System Performance November 2016 A website allows cancer patients, their families and health care providers in Ontario, Canada, to access the province's...
Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020 October 2016 The Independent Cancer Taskforce has published Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020....
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