In November 2016, The PREDICT survival model (www.predict.nhs.uk) was one of only two breast cancer prognostic models out of 30 reviewed...
On 17 November 2016, Professor Gordon Wishart gave an invited presentation on “Sentinel node biopsy in early breast cancer” at the XX Russian Oncology Conference in Moscow.
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%.
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.
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.