Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.
This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to the developers of cool microscopes. And the tech is boosting cancer research.
The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.
Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug targets.
Category: Science blog September 28, 2017
NHS diagnostic services are short staffed and under pressure as more people will be sent for tests that can diagnose cancer.