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Sunitinib first-line May 2017 In new guidance issued by NICE, Sunitinib is recommended as a possible first drug treatment for people with advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma if: immunotherapy (for example, interferon... Read More →
Guidance issued on Endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer May 2017 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide... Read More →
Erlotinib for the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Technology Appraisal May 2017 Erlotinib is recommended as an alternative to docetaxel for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have already tried one chemotherapy regimen but it has not worked. Erlotinib should... Read More →
Electrically-Stimulated Intravesical Chemotherapy for Superficial Bladder Cancer Guidance May 2017 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on electrically-stimulated intravesical... Read More →
Online portal of Asian language cancer information May 2017 The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training and the American Cancer Society have launched a searchable online database of Asian language cancer materials. This effort is... Read More →
Cancer patients increasingly positive about their care April 2017 Cancer patients are increasingly positive about their care with 89% rating it as excellent or very good, a national survey shows. This comes as the NHS is treating more patients for cancer than ever... Read More →
Pitfalls In The Assessment Of Irregular Bleeding April 2017 The levonorgestrel-releasing intra-uterine device Mirena is an effective, long term form of contraception that leads to a significant reduction of menstrual bleeding among majority of women.... Read More →
Improved Screening For Prostate Cancer April 2017 Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is widely used to detect prostate cancer. The low positive predictive value of elevated PSA results in large numbers of unnecessary prostate biopsies. Researchers set... Read More →
Incidence Of Cancer In BRCA1/2 Carriers Is Increasing April 2017 The identification of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation in familial breast cancer kindreds allows genetic testing of at risk relatives. However, considerable controversy exists regarding the cancer risks in... Read More →
Cell Killing And Resistance In Pre-Operative Breast Cancer Chemotherapy April 2017 Despite the recent development of technologies giving detailed images of tumours in vivo, direct or indirect ways to measure how many cells are actually killed by a treatment or are resistant to it... Read More →

Resources

inPracticeŽ Oncology January 2018 inPracticeŽ Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Cancer Therapy Advisor December 2017 The Cancer Therapy Advisor app for iPhone, iPad, and Android, created specifically for oncology professionals from the...
Breast Cancer Risk November 2017 Breast cancer remains the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women in developed countries of the Western world, with...
App launched to help spot cancer signs October 2017 A new app to help doctors with referrals for patients suspected of having cancer has been launched.
It features a quick...
App launched to help doctors spot cancer signs October 2017 A new app to help doctors with referrals for patients suspected of having cancer has been launched.
It features a quick...
Improving Outcomes for Cancer September 2017 Improving outcomes: a strategy for cancer aims to help the reformed NHS deliver cancer outcomes that are amongst the best...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
An Easy Guide to Cervical Screening June 2017 A leaflet has been produced by and for women with learning difficulties

An easy guide to cervical screening is...
Reassessing Carcinogenic HPV Types May 2017 Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by persistent infections with a restricted set of human papillomaviruses...
Online Tool for Calculating Colorectal Cancer Risk May 2017 An online tool for calculating colorectal cancer risk in men and women age 50 or older was launched recently, based on a...
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