Cancer

This section will maintain key information and medical advancements relating to cancer – how to prevent it and what treatments are available.

Not every new story - just major breakthroughs and studies on ways to prevent. Particularly will be focusing on research results in humans - lots of promising treatments unfortunately never make it from the lab, through human trials, and onto the market.

Resources

The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer - WebMD
An estimated 40% to 50% of fair-skinned people who live to be 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Learn to spot the early warning signs

Cancer genomics - Part of the 100,000 Genomes Project run by Genomics England

Recent News

Newspaper claims of new breast cancer testing tool are premature

NHS - 15-Jan-2019

Accurate risk estimate only available with a complete set of data for a patient.

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AI detects misshapen nuclei that indicate ovarian cancer

Independent - 12-Jan-2019

Once trained artificial intelligence is almost aways going to be more reliable than humans

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Delay in reporting embarrassing symptoms increases risk of death

Independent - 09-Jan-2019

It's important to realise the possible serious implications of the symptoms

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