Posts

September 29, 2014

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11:05 AM | Accelerating new treatments – our Centre for Drug Development
Something extraordinary is happening right now. Impelled by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers, medics, funding agencies, pharmaceutical companies and regulators have joined forces to get potential solutions to the crisis into testing at unprecedented speed. Development of medicines doesn’t usually proceed at this pace. Research into promising vaccines for Ebola had been stalled […]

September 27, 2014

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8:00 AM | News digest – skirt size, early diagnosis, smoking graphics and more
Can changes in skirt size predict breast cancer risk? Can raised blood calcium detect cancer early? Probably not! Find out why in our weekly news digest.

September 22, 2014

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12:00 AM | Saving lives and averting costs? The case for earlier diagnosis just got stronger
A guest post from Incisive Health's Mike Birtwhistle, who has just produced a new report for Cancer Research UK on the economic impact of early diagnosis.

September 08, 2014

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2:12 PM | “We’re really struggling to match the demand for cancer treatment”
We caught up with our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, about the findings of a new report looking at the state of NHS cancer services.

September 03, 2014

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2:43 PM | Tackling fear and fatalism – our Talk Cancer workshops
We discuss the results of a recently published evaluation of our Talk Cancer workshops, which aim to educate health workers in the issues around cancer.
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