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Microfluidic devices: The future is here

Dr Stefan H. Bossmann and Dr Christopher T. Culbertson, Professors of Chemistry at Kansas State University, explain why microfluidic devices are in their view, the future.
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NHS calls on A-level students to join the NHS

As nearly half a million students got their A-level results yesterday, NHS leaders are calling on young people to consider a career in nursing and join the NHS.
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A devastating cancer: The priorities for brain tumour research

Chief Executive of Brain Tumour Research, Sue Farrington Smith MBE, outlines the priorities for research into brain tumours and why it is imperative we overcome this uniquely devastating cancer.
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Preventing cancer: A whole-of-society, whole-of-government approach

World Cancer Research Fund’s Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Fiona Sing, outlines what governments and society should be doing to prevent cancer and other non-communicable diseases.
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Scientists identify sea as how cancer spread 6,000 years ago

Researchers found out how cancer spread around the world, between sea-faring dogs around 6,000 years ago in Asia.
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Cancer research in Japan: Basic, clinical and translational

Here, we examine the role of the Japanese Cancer Association (JCA) when it comes to the field of cancer research in Japan, including basic, clinical and translational.
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Pharmacy and EPMA solution provider JAC renamed as WellSky

UK, JAC Computer Services Ltd has announced it has renamed as WellSky International Ltd.
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Men’s Health Week: Raising awareness about male breast cancer

During Men’s Health Week (10-16 June 2019) Breast Cancer Haven aims to raise awareness of breast cancer amongst the male population and remind the public that the charity’s services are available to anyone affected by the disease.
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The emotional impact of false positive cancer diagnosis

False positives in cancer diagnosis cost NHS millions each year and cause huge anxiety across the nation, Wesley Baker, CEO of ANCON Medical discusses the impact of outdated cancer diagnosis.
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Promising urine DNA test could detect urothelial cancer

Scientists have developed a promising urine DNA test that is capable of detecting urothelial cancer.
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New innovative brain cancer treatment aid available across England

A new treatment aid known as 5-ALA will allow surgeons to identify areas of the brain affected by cancer more accurately.
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Urine test could replace smear test for cervical cancer

University of Manchester scientists latest research finds that urine testing may be as good as the smear test for preventing cervical cancer.
colon cancer

Immunoscore®: From the science to the clinical evidence in colon cancer

Jérôme Galon, Director of Research and Head of the Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology at INSERM, explains Immunoscore®, an in vitro diagnostic test that predicts the risk of relapse in colon cancer patients.
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Why cannabidiol really is the next big thing

From the stories appearing about CBD and its near miraculous effects, to the pharmaceutical companies rushing to catch up, it seems everyone is taking about cannabidiol.
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Point-of-care devices for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond

DiaChemo is a European project developing a platform technology for point-of-care devices for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond, reveals Dr Silke Krol, Head of the Translational Nanotechnology Lab and Coordinator of the DIACHEMO Project.
heat shock proteins

The role of heat shock proteins (HSPs) in cancer cells

Chester Medical School highlights the importance of heat shock proteins (HSPs) in cancer cells and how we might utilise them therapeutically
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Northern Ireland announce roll out of new bowel cancer screening test

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland pledge to replace the bowel cancer screening test in the country with the new, more accurate Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) from early 2020.
Acute promyelocytic leukemia

Opportunities and solutions for acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group gives an overall perspective on the challenges and concerns around acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL), a type of blood cancer.
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Nano DDS technology contributes to next-generation cancer immunotherapy

Dr Takashi Nakamura from Hokkaido University challenges the potential of nano-tech based drug delivery system (Nano DDS) in the development of next-generation cancer immunotherapy.
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European Elections 2019: Beating childhood cancer

The European Elections 2019 Manifesto for the Paediatric Oncology & Haematology community has been launched, and it prioritises beating childhood cancer to aim for zero deaths.

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