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Is there a racial disparity in cancer screenings across England?

According to new research black people are 38% less likely than white people to be diagnosed at cancer screenings in England.
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Digital cytology and the future of cervical cancer screening

Cervical cancer is a disease affecting thousands of women in the UK with around 3,200 new cases diagnosed every year, can developments in cervical screening and digital cytology help?
cervical cancer screening

Which groups are impacted by decreased cervical cancer screenings?

A survey points out the low number of cervical cancer screenings across the US, whilst examining which demographics are being hit the hardest.
hpv immunisation programme

HPV immunisation programme reduces cervical cancer by 90%

Breakthrough in cancer research as the human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation programme substantially reduces cervical cancer by nearly 90% across the UK.
endometrial cancer

Screening frequently misses endometrial cancer in Black women

TVUS screening missed over four times more cases of endometrial cancer among Black women versus White women, according to a new study.
cancer challenges

Cancer challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

Zisis Kozlakidis, International Agency for Research on Cancer and Chite Asirwa, International Cancer Institute, walk us through the cancer challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa today.

Can data address the burden of childhood cancer?

Véronique Terrasse, Press Officer at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), outlines to AG how high-quality data is critical for tackling childhood cancer globally… Although cancer in children is rare, it is a significant cause of mortality. Each year, an estimated 80,000 children worldwide die from cancer before...
Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Professor Alan Clarke, Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University, outlines the aim to develop more personalised therapies for patients with cancer and how targeting the cancer stem cell could be crucial in this development. Cancer remains the second largest cause of death in the western...
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Pregnancy, breastfeeding and hormones

Here, Dr Fiona MacRae, Women’s Health & Hormone Specialist at The Marion Gluck Clinic, provides an expert view on pregnancy, breastfeeding and hormones.
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Women who breastfeed face lower risk of heart disease or stroke

A meta-analysis finds that women who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart conditions or diseases, or die from cardiovascular disease than women who do not breastfeed.
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Is childbirth more dangerous for Black women in the UK?

A new report on maternal care reveals statistics documenting the increased danger Black women face during pregnancy and childbirth in the UK.
COVID pneumonia, lung function

How long does COVID pneumonia last?

Scientists describe COVID pneumonia as "multiple wildfires spreading across a forest" - but how different is the condition from regular pneumonia?
fertility freezing treatments, fertility preservation

NHS patients face “postcode lottery” for fertility freezing treatments

Access to fertility freezing treatments is becoming more scarce, as UK policy guidelines on fertility preservation are rigorous and NHS funding is “variable”.
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Racial minorities 41% less likely to receive CPR during cardiac arrest

Racial minorities - Black and Hispanic people - are less likely to receive CPR when they need it, as bystanders give CPR significantly more often to white victims of cardiac arrest.
men's health

The importance of addressing men’s health in 2021

Men’s health, both physical and mental is a topic that often gets brushed under the carpet. Here we explore what is being done to ensure men are receiving the healthcare they need this ‘Movember’.
gender and healthcare

How AI is levelling the playing field when it comes to gender and healthcare

Charles Taylor, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at HeartFlow, explores how artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to fix the gender disparities in healthcare.
Pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation: Changing the lives of patients with lung disease

Jessica Eagelton, co-chair of the Taskforce for lung Health Pulmonary Rehabilitation working group, discusses Pulmonary rehabilitation: a drug-free treatment that is changing the lives of people with lung disease.
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What is the importance of International Men’s Day?

ANCON Medical discusses the importance of men getting diagnosed early for common cancers to mark this year's International Men's day.
dementia research

Greater research investment is needed for a dementia breakthrough

Dr Doug Brown, Chief Policy and Research Officer at Alzheimer’s Society, discusses why more investment is needed in dementia research

Horizon 2020 programme performs well but needs adjustment

Researchers and governments have given their views and feedback on the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme as it reaches the halfway mark

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