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Family History Will Not Predict Early Onset Breast Cancer In A Population-Based Setting April 2017 An increased risk of breast cancer for relatives of breast cancer patients has been demonstrated in many studies, and having a relative diagnosed with breast cancer at an early age is an indication... Read More →
Visually Assessed Breast Density, Breast Cancer Risk And The Importance Of The Craniocaudal View April 2017 Mammographic density is known to be a strong risk factor for breast cancer. A particularly strong association with risk has been observed when density is measured using interactive threshold... Read More →
A Systematic Review Of Tests for Lymph Node Status In Primary Endometrial Cancer April 2017 The lymph node status of a patient is a key determinate in staging, prognosis and adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer. Despite this, the potential additional morbidity associated with... Read More →
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy For Cancer April 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 laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer.
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Evaluation Of The Current Knowledge Limitations In Breast Cancer Research April 2017 A gap analysis was conducted to determine which areas of breast cancer research, if targeted by researchers and funders, could produce the greatest impact on patients.

Fifty six Breast Cancer... Read More →
Managing A Locally Advanced Malignant Thymoma Complicated By Nephrotic Syndrome April 2017 The management of locally advanced inoperable malignant thymoma is difficult as there are no large randomised clinical trial data to guide treatment. However various case series have shown that... Read More →
PET Scans Recommended For All Patients With Advanced Cervical Cancer April 2017 A guideline for the care and management of patients with cervical cancer recommends a PET-CT scan for all women with advanced and/or recurring cervical cancer. The guideline also emphasises that... Read More →
Unique Source Of Cancer Incidence From Around The World April 2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has published the ninth volume in the series of Cancer Incidence in Five Continents (CI5).

This series, started in the 1960s, provides... Read More →
NPSA Highlights Risk Of Oral Anticancer Drugs April 2017 All healthcare staff need to monitor oral anticancer drugs to the same extent as injected anticancer drugs, according to a new report by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA). The NPSA received... Read More →
Management Of Cervical Cancer April 2017 SIGN has issued a new clinical guideline on the management of cervical cancer. It covers presentation, diagnosis, referral, and treatment; and aims to optimise the management of the patient by a... Read More →

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Sebaceous Carcinoma Of The Skin Of The Breast: Case Report May 2017 Sebaceous gland tumours are rare and their presence should be considered as a marker for Muir-Torre Syndrome, alerting to...
Cervical screening website May 2017 The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP) has a website able to send online mail shots and provide...
Late cancer diagnosis costing lives and money April 2017 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it...
Report on deaths from head and neck cancers in England April 2017 Public Health Englandís National End of Life Care Intelligence Network has published a new report examining who dies from...
Researchers in bowel cancer discovery March 2017 Scientists have discovered how genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease....
Prostate cancer report March 2017 Prostate Cancer UK has launched a new report, 'Men United v Prostate Cancer: Five inequalities, five solutions', and are...
Institute of Cancer Research March 2017 The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) new website is designed to serve the needs of a wide audience: the international...
Transplantation of organs from donors with a history of cancer February 2017 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) reviewed evidence including the outcomes of...
Website Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation February 2017 A website to help cancer patients learn more about how they can preserve their ability to have children has been launched...
The Role And Value Of Specialist Nurses In Prostate Cancer Care February 2017 Specialist nurses may play an important role in helping to improve the experiences of patients with prostate cancer,...
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