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Improvements to EU worker safety against cancer-causing chemicals

Improvements to EU worker safety against cancer-causing chemicals

The European Commission has proposed to improve workers safety by limiting their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals. Around 120,000 work-related cancer cases and 80,000 cancer-related deaths...
Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which recognises the children and adolescents affected by cancer within Europe and across the globe. CCI Europe (representing parents/patients)...
Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and treatment

HEQ examines risk factors and screening protocols for the world’s third most common form of cancer - colorectal cancer. With more than 1.8 million new...
The ABC-Cancer project for colorectal cancer

The ABC-Cancer project: diagnosis and screening for colorectal cancer

Maastricht University Professor Frederik-Jan van Schooten and Assistant Professor Dr Agnieszka Smolinska tell HEQ about the need for non-invasive biomarker testing for colorectal cancer. HEQ...
Key genes could regulate T cells to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer

Key genes could regulate T cells to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer

Researchers have discovered a way to control regulatory T cells that help the human body’s immune response. The researchers at Salk, led by Ye Zheng,...
Improving insomnia in young cancer survivors with telehealth

Improving insomnia in young cancer survivors with telehealth

As telehealth explodes across the globe a new online programme is helping adolescent and child cancer survivors by reducing insomnia. A new, online telehealth programme,...
Potential new treatment for skin cancer with wearable patch development

Potential new treatment for skin cancer with wearable patch development

A skin patch development could pave the way for new skin cancer treatments in the future that would not require chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Scientists have...
Tumour-tropic liposome technology could pave way for cancer treatments

Tumour-tropic liposome technology could pave way for cancer treatments

A collaboration between Toshiba and Shinshu University has resulted in the development of a ‘tumour-tropic liposome technology’ for gene therapy that could pave the...
Implications of COVID-19 on digestive health

Implications of COVID-19 on digestive health

Professor Markus Peck, Chair of the United European Gastroenterology Public Affairs Committee, discusses recommendations and calls to EU institutions, governments and interest groups across...
Discover how AI is helping us understand cancer risk in the lungs

Discover how AI is helping us understand cancer risk in the lungs

Deep learning Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms could be utilised as an unbiased assessment tool to help clinicians with assessing risk of lung cancer. A new...
New microneedle vaccine could expand global immunisation capabilities

New microneedle vaccine could expand global immunisation capabilities

A new microneedle vaccine delivery system has been developed that has the potential to improve cellular immune responses in patients and expand global immunisation...
Brain cancer patients could avoid biopsies thanks to Artificial Intelligence

Brain cancer patients could avoid biopsies thanks to Artificial Intelligence

In the future brain cancer patients may no longer need to undergo biopsies thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Brain cancer patients may be able to...

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