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‘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

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Keeping the Person in Personalised Medicine

2019 30 May

As Personalised Medicine endeavours to discover more specific aetiologies and treatments of disease based on genetics and basic science research, it is crucial to maintain a focus on the patient-doctor relationship in order to more fully optimise patient care. In a world where the cutting edge is a crowded place, and people’s lives are at... Read more

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Volume 19 - Issue 3, 2019

2019 22 May

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Top Target Treatments

2019 22 May

On paper, it looks straightforward; the basis of personalised care and targeted therapy lies in the realisation that every patient has a different level of susceptibility to disease, responds differently to the same treatment, and needs different doses for the same effect. Over the last ten years, healthcare has made huge progress in linking genetics... Read more

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Telehealth bringing Personalised Medicine closer

2019 22 May

What role is telehealth playing in improving the genomics playing field?   How one company is breaking down barriers to implementation of genomics to make Personalised Medicine a growing daily reality in healthcare provision.     What is Genome Medical’s mid to long-term objective in the field of genomics and Personalised Medicine... Read more

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A primer on next generation sequencing data analytics

2019 22 May

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is rapidly becoming more and more standardised in terms of sequencing techniques.   With Precision Medicine coming into the clinical forefront, it is important to know the steps and possibilities associated with Next-Generation Sequencing techniques.   Introduction   Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is... Read more

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BREXIT means BREXIT: Radiologists without borders

2019 22 May

An in-depth interview with UEMS Secretary General Prof. Vassilios Papalois   Prof. Papalois talks to Healthmanagement.org about BREXIT and the potential repercussions the break from the EU may bring to patients and medical professionals.   Secretary General of The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Prof. Vassilios Papalois, talks... Read more

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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

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Top Target Treatments infographic

2019 22 May

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

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Healthcare and industry partner for tech innovation

2019 22 May

Implementing emerging technologies in healthcare: incentives, challenges and successes  How a healthcare hub can bring industry and healthcare together to foster tech exploration and development for better care. Technology opens up new opportunities, and we expect implementation. Use of the new possibilities is now taken for... Read more