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NHS Lung Cancer screening trail

Early results from the largest ever randomised trial for lung cancer, using a blood test that detects autoantibody biomarkers, will be released on 7th September at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer.
September 14th, 2014|NHS|

Cambridge Radiotherapy Index

Cambridge Radiotherapy Index helps select patients who will benefit from radiotherapy following mastectomy for early breast cancer.
August 27th, 2014|Cambridge Radiotherapy Index|

Pre-operative (neoadjuvant) chemotherapy trial

Pre-operative (neoadjuvant) chemotherapy trial confirms that sequencing of chemotherapy drugs has a significant impact on response to chemotherapy.
July 27th, 2014|Chemotherapy trial|

Proof of Causation

Until now, proof of causation in cases of breast cancer delay has relied on being able to show that a delay in treatment has reduced the prospects of 10-year survival from above 50% to below 50%.
June 27th, 2014|Breast Cancer|

Moderate alcohol consumption does not reduce breast cancer survival

Alcohol is now recognised as a significant risk factor for the development of breast cancer and the increased risk is directly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed.
May 27th, 2014|Breast Cancer|

Professor Gordon C Wishart featured in news medical’s thought leaders series

Professor Gordon C Wishart recently talked to News Medical about a new and innovative method for sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast and other cancers.
September 27th, 2013|Sentinel lymph node biopsy|

Current and future treatment of “Ductal Carcinoma in situ” (DCIS) of the breast

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a non-spreading type of breast cancer, constitutes a major public health problem, and now represents up to half of the cases detected by breast screening.
August 27th, 2013|DCIS|

Cambridge intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) trial

The use of intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in early breast cancer allows an even distribution of the radiotherapy dose to be delivered to the entire breast target.
July 27th, 2013|Breast Cancer|