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Our friends oncolytic – using viruses to cure cancer

Sean E. Lawler PhD from Brown University Cancer Center, walks us through our friends oncolytic, or in other words, using viruses to cure cancer.
Non-melanoma skin cancers

Non-melanoma skin cancers & malignant melanoma

Prof Dangou from the WHO Regional Office for Africa, Congo, speaks about the different kinds of skin cancer:non-melanoma skin cancers and malignant melanoma.
Ultraviolet radiation and skin cancer

Ultraviolet radiation and skin cancer

Dr Paul Banwell leading plastic surgeon and expert in skin cancer, walks us through what we need to know about ultraviolet radiation and skin cancer.
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The future of cancer diagnostics

CEO of Dxcover Limited, Mark Hegarty, offers an insight into their cutting-edge technology that can help save lives by detecting early signs of cancer.
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A look at brain tumour diagnosis & therapy

Andrew Brodbelt, Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, describes what we need to know about brain tumour diagnosis & therapy.
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Apoptosis: A key alternate trigger of carcinogenesis

Chanda Siddoo-Atwal, President and Primary Biochemist of Moondust Cosmetics Ltd., explores apoptosis, a key alternate trigger of carcinogenesis.
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The EU needs a new Marshall Plan for oncology

Małgorzata Anna Bogusz, Rapporteur of the EESC opinion SOC/677 – Europe’s beating cancer plan, argues here that the EU needs a new Marshall Plan for oncology.
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Antibiotics effective in treating melanoma

Researchers at KU Leuven have discovered that certain antibiotics appear to be effective in treating a form of skin cancer known as melanoma.
oesophageal cancer

Simple test for early detection of oesophageal cancer is being rolled out in Scotland

A non-invasive test for the early detection of oesophageal cancer has been developed by a team of researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Cancer Cell Unit and is now being rolled out across Scotland.
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.
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Scientists link moderate alcohol use to higher cancer risk

A World Health Organisation (WHO) study finds a link between moderate alcohol use and higher cancer risks - including in people who had up to two drinks a day.
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New technologies for knowledge translation in cancer

Ahmed Samir Abdelhafiz and Zisis Kozlakidis both shed light on new technologies for knowledge translation in cancer.
the HPV vaccine

Only 16% of men received HPV vaccine

Researchers from Michigan Medicine have found that only 16% of men had received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine.
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Mushroom consumption lowers the risk of cancer by 45%

Higher mushroom consumption is associated with a 45% lower risk of cancer, according to a new Penn State study.
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Improving cancer treatment and services during and beyond COVID-19

Greg Quinn, BD UK, explores how cancer treatment and services have been impacted by the pandemic and the potential role of medical technology in supporting the NHS during this complex time.
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Brain cancer therapeutics: Overcoming the barriers

Sean E. Lawler PhD from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, sheds light on overcoming the barriers when it comes to brain cancer therapeutics.
FLASH Radiotherapy

FLASH Radiotherapy: An (r)evolution in cancer treatment

Here, Kristoffer Petersson, MRC Investigator and Group Leader of FLASH Radiation, enlightens us to the benefits of this promising new radiotherapy technique.
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Cancer treatment: Radiotherapy

Cancer Centre London’s Keisha Robinson spoke to Open Access Government about cancer treatment in the UK today, in particular, radiotherapy.
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Subtle ovarian cancer symptoms that should not be missed

In recognition of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Nicky Keay, Chief Medical Officer at Forth and expert in endocrinology and women’s health problems, takes a look at some of the most common symptoms that too often get overlooked.
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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer treatment

Experts from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the University of Molise chart the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer treatment.

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