Category: Science blog August 3, 2015
We take a closer look at today’s ‘simple urine test’ headlines and find out what’s really going on.
Category: Science blog July 24, 2015
We look at the hot topics that were discussed at last month’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) ‘Cancer Outcomes’ conference in Belfast.
Category: Science blog June 23, 2015
A practising GP shares his thoughts on the new National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for suspected cancer, published today.
Category: Science blog June 19, 2015
Despite the benefits, the proportion of people who take up bowel cancer screening is disappointingly low. We look at why, and how we can fix it.
Category: Science blog May 28, 2015
An in-depth discussion of a new study, which looked whether the role GPs play in diagnosing cancers early is linked to international differences in survival
Category: Science blog May 5, 2015
We look at headlines about a new blood test for ovarian cancer, and why a possible routine screening test for the disease is still some way off.
Category: Science blog April 17, 2015
Headlines today are heralding a new “simple blood test”, claiming it can predict if a woman will develop breast cancer – but it’s too good to be true.