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Less Shut-Eye if You have Breast Cancer

2021 11 Apr

A recent study has shown that women with breast or endometrial cancer have increased levels of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Researchers from the Ludwig Engel Centre for Respiratory Research, the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, and the University of Sydney, Australia, found that various epidemiological studies reported increased mortality... Read more

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Future Forward: Particle-Beam Therapy Zaps Cancer

2021 05 Apr

Researchers from the Centre for the Clinical Application of Particles (CCAP) [i]  recently presented results from a study on “An interdisciplinary collaboration transforming personalised, precision,  particle-beam therapy of the future.” This study includes the LhARA project that is currently in the Research and Development phase.  Cancer is the... Read more

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A Long and Winding Road from Surgery to PORT?

2021 22 Mar

Researchers from the Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust (BSUH) presented results from a study on “ Time from Surgery to Post-operative Radiotherapy ” at the Annual Radiotherapy and Oncology Meeting of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) from 17 to 19 March 2021.   Survival rates are significantly worse for patients with head and... Read more

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International Cancer Imaging Society - ICIS 2021

2021 19 Sep

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We Care about Cancer Care

2021 08 Mar

The Lancet Oncology Commission on Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine presented their research aims, findings and recommendations at ECR 2021, on policy and investment regarding the imaging of cancer patients at country and global levels. These findings may aid in implementing the 2017 Cancer Resolution “Cancer prevention and control in the context... Read more

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Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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Breast Cancer Screening After Male-to-Female Transition in Transgender Women

2021 15 Feb

Despite the lack of general consensus about the optimal breast cancer screening approach in transgender women, it is imperative that physicians remain vigilant and aware of each transgender individual’s health risks based on their birth assigned sex and their particular mode of gender-affirming therapy. Key Points Over the last decade,... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU €4 Billion Beating Cancer Plan

2021 04 Feb

The EU is strengthening its war on cancer with its new Beating Cancer plan. The initiative budgeted at €4 billion will focus on research and its practical applications for better treatments.   You might also like: Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung as Most Diagnosed Cancer   With only a tenth of the global population, one in four cancer... Read more

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World Cancer Day: I Am And I Will

2021 04 Feb

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day . The goal is to raise awareness about cancer. The campaign theme this year is I Am And I Will . The campaign is designed to resonate and inspire change and to increase global awareness. This 3-year campaign for impact began with a commitment to act in 2019, and to Progress is Possible in 2020. Today,... Read more