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treatment of ovarian cancer

Welsh project aims to offer treatment as ovarian cancer cases continue to rise

A new £2.6 million project led by Swansea University Medical School aims to dramatically improve the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer.
ovarian cancer

New test could diagnose ovarian cancer up to two years earlier

A new test developed at Queen's University could allow ovarian cancer to be diagnosed at a stage up to two years earlier than current methods.
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New drugs could stop ovarian cancer

Researchers at The University of Manchester have shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing.
treatment of ovarian cancer

New developments in the treatment of ovarian cancer

Gunnar Kristensen, from the Department of Gynaecologic Oncology at Oslo University Hospital, looks at new strategies for the treatment of ovarian cancer. It is recognised that the disease we usually call ovarian cancer can originate from either the ovaries, the fallopian tube (the organ bringing the eggs from the ovaries...
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Swansea University Medical School’s Director of Research releases 100th cancer research paper

After a career spanning more than 20 years, a Swansea University Professor’s passion for research is as ‘strong as ever’, as he marks a very notable achievement – the release of his 100th cancer research paper.
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Redefining efficiency based on what matters to cancer patients

Redefining efficiency based on what matters to cancer patients is placed under the spotlight here by All.Can, including identifying opportunities for change.
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The advancement of cancer research for the public benefit

European Association for Cancer Research’s Chief Executive Officer, Jane Smith, explains why the advancement of cancer research is purely for the public benefit, as well as the importance of collaboration in the field.
cancer diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence to improve cancer diagnosis

Ambitious new plans set out by the Prime Minister today will see around 22,000 fewer people dying from cancer each year by 2033
early stage cancer

Early stage diagnosis – spotting early stage cancer events

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe, Vandana Iyer and Bhargav Rajan from Frost & Sullivan examine of how nanotechnology helps spot early stage cancer
Targeted drugs: improving the lives of cancer patients

Targeted drugs: Improving the lives of cancer patients

On Target Laboratories' Dr Sumith A. Kularatne shares his research into targeted drugs and notes the difference this treatment makes to cancer patients
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How far have we come on treating gynaecological cancer?

New avenues are opening up for treatment of gynaecological cancer, Professor Gunnar Kristensen of Oslo University Hospital explains to Open Access Government Surgery remains an important step in the treatment of ovarian cancer. Two earlier randomised studies revealed the same survival rates for patients who had surgery as the first...

Drug development for cancer and inflammatory disease

Sumith A Kularatne, Vice President of Research and Development at On Target Laboratories shares the research strides he has made in drug development
drugs

Changes to Cancer Drugs Fund is “deeply concerning”

Charities have warned changes to the Cancer Drugs Fund are concerning and could leave many new drugs struggling to gain approval… Fifteen cancer charities have written to the Prime Minister expressing their concerns over changes to how innovative cancer drugs are approved for the NHS. The letter outlined fears that many...
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A European leader in cancer clinical trials

Denis Lacombe, John Bean and Mathilde Fenoulhet from the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) outline how clinical trials play an integral role in tackling cancer…  The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is a European, academic, cancer clinical research organisation. A leader in...
cancer

Gynaecological cancers – prevention and early detection

Murat Gultekin, Vice-President of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) highlights the importance of early detection of gynaecological cancers for prevention…  According to World Cancer Report 2014 (IARC), at least one third of cancers are preventable. This is true for gynaecological cancers, especially cervical cancer. However, less than 5%...
cancer

China to the UK: Tackling cancer across borders

The China-United Kingdom Cancer (CUKC) Conference 2015 welcomed approximately 200 experts, including senior medics, scientists and scholars from world leading, international institutions to discuss strategies to fight cancer. The two-day event invited presentations from leading scientists and clinicians on effective cancer prevention, early diagnosis, aggressive treatment and rehabilitation recovery...

Gynaecological cancers –prevention and early detection

Murat Gultekin, Vice-President of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) highlights the importance of early detection of gynaecological cancers for prevention According to World Cancer Report 2014 (IARC), at least one third of cancers are preventable. This is true for gynaecological cancers, especially cervical cancer. However, less than 5%...
Gynecologic cancer

Research at Oslo University Hospital in the field of Gynaecologic cancer

Oslo University Hospital (OUS) is a big hospital formed by the merger of 4 hospitals. The State Hospital, the Norwegian Radium Hospital, Ullevaal Hospital and Aker Hospital. It serves as a local hospital for about 600,000 inhabitants and as a referral centre for about 2.8 million people. As a...
A snapshot of breast cancer

A snapshot of breast cancer

Tom Stansfeld, Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK gives an overview of breast cancer and how survival has improved… Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK with more than 50,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Over the last 40 years breast cancer incidence rates have gone...
COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis, EU-IPFF

COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis

Steve Jones, President of EU-IPFF and Chair, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in the UK describes the connection between COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis.

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