Search Tag: Cancer

Executive Health Management

Advancing Health Through Science and Technology Innovation

2019 02 Oct

Over the past century, thanks in large part to advances in science, technology and medicine, the average human life expectancy has more than doubled. The pharmaceutical industry has played an important role in these advances by translating basic scientific insights into tangible solutions, and thus has delivered significant value to society in the... Read more

IT Management

UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more

Executive Health Management

ELCC 2020 - European Lung Cancer Congress

2020 15 Apr

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Executive Health Management

‘The Death of Cancer’ - The Patient Perspective

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Cancer affects everybody's life at some point. ‘The Death of Cancer,' written by one of oncology's leading figures, Dr Vincent T. DeVita, documents his own journey for the cure. Dr Peter Kapitein gives his personal review on the book.   In 2005 I was diagnosed with lymph gland cancer and became interested in the medical industrial... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI Tool Uses Radiology Reports for Cancer Outcomes

2019 30 Jul

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool which is just as effective as their human counterparts in gathering information on cancer progression from unstructured radiology reports. The study published in JAMA Oncology showed how AI could not only distinguish cancer presence and the outcomes... Read more

ICU Management

Doctor Ignorance About Nutrition Not Defensible

2019 08 Jul

In a commentary published in JAMA Internal Medicine 01 July 2019, Neal Barnard, M.D., emphasised the importance for physicians today to be more familiar with nutrition knowledge. Dr. Barnard, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine president, explained how some of the main health concerns – diabetes, obesity, heart disease and some cancers... Read more

IMAGING Management

After 5pm your doc may not screen you for cancer

2019 28 May

A new study endeavoured to research whether breast and colorectal cancer screening are related to the time of day a patient visits their primary care clinician. As part of this quality improvement study shows, both clinical ordering and patient completion of cancer screening tests decreased later in the day. The study published in JAMA found that... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top Target Treatments infographic

2019 22 May

Top target treatments and application of personalised medicine in healthcare Read more