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Managing A Locally Advanced Malignant Thymoma Complicated By Nephrotic Syndrome April 2019 The management of locally advanced inoperable malignant thymoma is difficult as there are no large randomised clinical trial data to guide treatment. However various case series have shown that... Read More →
Unique Source Of Cancer Incidence From Around The World April 2019 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publishes the series of Cancer Incidence in Five Continents (CI5).

This series, started in the 1960s, provides information about the... Read More →
Cancer Reform Strategy April 2019 The Cancer Reform Strategy builds on the progress made since the publication of the NHS Cancer Plan in 2000 and sets a clear direction for cancer services for the next five years. It shows how by... Read More →
Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer. March 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 →
Incidence Of Cancer In BRCA1/2 Carriers Is Increasing March 2019 The identification of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation in familial breast cancer kindreds allows genetic testing of at risk relatives. However, considerable controversy exists regarding the cancer risks in... Read More →
Cell Killing And Resistance In Pre-Operative Breast Cancer Chemotherapy March 2019 Despite the recent development of technologies giving detailed images of tumours in vivo, direct or indirect ways to measure how many cells are actually killed by a treatment or are resistant to it... Read More →
Family History Will Not Predict Early Onset Breast Cancer In A Population-Based Setting March 2019 An increased risk of breast cancer for relatives of breast cancer patients has been demonstrated in many studies, and having a relative diagnosed with breast cancer at an early age is an indication... Read More →
Visually Assessed Breast Density, Breast Cancer Risk And The Importance Of The Craniocaudal View March 2019 Mammographic density is known to be a strong risk factor for breast cancer. A particularly strong association with risk has been observed when density is measured using interactive threshold... Read More →
A Systematic Review Of Tests for Lymph Node Status In Primary Endometrial Cancer March 2019 The lymph node status of a patient is a key determinate in staging, prognosis and adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer. Despite this, the potential additional morbidity associated with... Read More →
Comprehensive breast cancer risk prediction model February 2019 Breast cancer (BC) risk prediction allows systematic identification of individuals at highest and lowest risk. We extend the Breast and Ovarian Analysis of Disease Incidence and Carrier Estimation... Read More →

Resources

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...
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 itís...
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...
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