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Shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy are more beneficial

Shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy are more beneficial

New research presented at the ESTRO 37 conference has outlined that shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy in higher doses are safer and more...
New collaboration announced to maximise benefits of radiation oncology

New collaboration announced to maximise benefits of radiation oncology

The European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) are joining forces to...
Two global leaders announce new strategic cancer research alliance

Two global leaders announce new strategic cancer research alliance

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) are to launch a new ambitious international alliance to boost the progress...
Personalised medicine and breast cancer – an example from Ireland

Personalised medicine and breast cancer – an example from Ireland

Dr Luciana Herda and Professor William Gallagher introduce the first Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Cancer Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT: a nationwide effort to make personalised...
New world-class cancer research facility coming to Manchester

New world-class cancer research facility coming to Manchester

A new, multimillion-pound world-class cancer research facility is being built in Manchester, UK, which will ensure the city remains the international forefront of cancer...
New pioneering cancer research projects attract global health professionals

New pioneering cancer research projects attract global health professionals

Over 100 healthcare professionals from across the UK and Europe gathered to showcase some of the latest pioneering cancer research projects which are taking...
Weight loss is an important predictor of cancer

Weight loss is an important predictor of cancer

New research analysis from the universities of Oxford and Exeter has concluded that unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some...
Denmark hosts WHO’s global dialogue on noncommunicable diseases

Denmark hosts WHO’s global dialogue on noncommunicable diseases

Denmark co-hosts the WHO Global Dialogue on partnerships for sustainable financing of noncommunicable diseases prevention and control. Globally, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 40...
Commission protects workers against cancer-causing chemicals

Commission protects workers against cancer-causing chemicals

The European Commission is taking another vital step in the protection of workers in the European Union from cancer-causing chemicals and other health problems. The...
New system helps early prostate cancer detection

New system helps early prostate cancer detection

Researchers at Universitat Politècnica de València and the Universidad de Granada, Spain, are developing a new system which will help the early diagnosis of...
NHS England introduces rapid diagnostic and assessment centres

NHS England introduces rapid diagnostic and assessment centres

The rapid diagnostic and assessment centres are being introduced across England with the aim of catching cancer earlier and preventing patients from being referred...
Managing cancer pain with basic bedside chart system

Managing cancer pain with basic bedside chart system

A new study from Edinburgh University, UK, has shown how the treatment and management of a patient’s cancer pain can be improved by a...

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