Four years after Fabian Bolin’s diagnosis, the War on Cancer app was launched providing a social networking platform for cancer patients and survivors.
Dom Raban realised more could be done to help children feel at ease in hospital after watching his 13-year-old daughter go through cancer treatment.
Video conference initiatives are allowing clinicians to have direct contact with patients without having to travel between hospitals.
The trial will look into whether Owlstone Medical’s breath test technology can help pick up signs of cancer at an earlier stage.
A spokesperson for Public Health England said it had “commissioned help from PWC to support our work on the breast screening incident,” which may have caused up to 450,000 women to miss their final screening.
Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons that “no stone will be left unturned in uncovering the truth” behind the computer algorithm failure which led to 450,000 women missing their final breast cancer screening.
Baroness Tessa Jowell is to be the first cancer patient to hand over her medical data to a global database which aims to discover the next generation of cures for rare cancers.
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Surgeons Shahnawaz Rasheed and Marielle Nobbenhuis sat on opposite sides of the da Vinci Xi robotic console to perform a hysterectomy on 63-year-old Christine Lockton as well as removing part of her colon.
New rapid diagnostic and assessment centres for cancer are being set up in England as part of efforts to catch and diagnose the disease more quickly.
Scientists and clinicians in China have developed a learning artificial intelligence (AI) system which they say can identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as a pathologist.
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