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Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 10, 2020

2020 30 Nov

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Health Management

The Transformative Power of the Patient Voice

2020 12 Nov

How to amplify the voice of cancer patients worldwide in order to accelerate comprehensive care and improve the mental health of everyone affected by cancer. Key Points The active patient is a novelty and the underlying assumption is that the patient will remain passive during their treatment. The War On Cancer app is a social... Read more

Health Management

Early Diagnosis of Cancer at Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre

2020 12 Nov

The Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre Programme offers a new model of cancer care that aims to improve patient outcomes across the Greater Manchester area. The centre offers a new way of rapidly investigating patients with suspected cancer symptoms, so that they can receive appropriate treatment as soon as possible. HealthManagement.org... Read more

Decision Support

OncCOVID App to Estimate Impact of Delayed Cancer Treatment

2020 09 Nov

Cancer treatment delay has had significant impact on cancer-specific survival and COVID-19–specific mortality. While treatment delay is being recommended during the pandemic, this could be associated with suboptimal outcomes.  A decision analytical modelling study was conducted to evaluate how effective a web-based application called OncCOVID could... Read more

IMAGING Management

ASTRO Annual Meeting 2021

2021 24 Oct

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Beta Blockers and Survival Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients

2020 02 Oct

New research led by Flinders University has found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients. Beta-blockers, commonly used to manage cardiovascular disease, were negatively associated with survival outcomes in patients with HER2 (Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2) positive advanced breast cancer, according... Read more

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ASTRO Annual Meeting 2020

2020 25 Oct

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Cardiology Management

#ESCCongress: No Link Between Blood Pressure Medication and Cancer

2020 01 Sep

There is no evidence that blood pressure lowering drugs increase the risk of cancer, according to the most extensive study conducted on the topic. The late breaking research is presented at ESC Congress 2020. “Our results should reassure the public about the safety of antihypertensive drugs with respect to cancer, which is of paramount importance... Read more

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BJR Highlights Proton Therapy In Special Feature And Podcast

2020 15 Jun

BJR,  the international research journal of the British Institute of Radiology, has published a collection of articles on proton therapy, guest edited by leading experts Dr Kathryn Held, Professor Tony Lomax and Professor Esther Troost. The BIR have also recorded an accompanying podcast with the Guest Editors, who share their thoughts on this rapidly... Read more