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Ovarian cancer screening trial did not save lives

In 1999, Menon joined Professor Ian Jacobs to set up the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS). 20 years later, the results are in.

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Cytosponge-AI combo could help doctors diagnose Barrett’s oesophagus

Cancer Research UK-funded researchers have developed a tool to help experts diagnose a condition that can increase the risk of developing oesophageal cancer.

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Colon capsule endoscopy – reshaping bowel cancer diagnosis

A disposable camera that’s small enough to swallow and powerful enough to help rule out bowel cancer. And it could be coming to a clinic near you.

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Talk Cancer: How to have conversations that could save lives

Despite thousands of us turning to the web for answers on reducing our risk of cancer, it’s something many don’t feel comfortable talking about.

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Science Surgery: ‘Can cancers develop in the heart?’

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Science Surgery

Cancers can start in many different organs but we rarely hear about cancers starting in the heart. We sat down with cardiologist Dr Rohin Francis to find an answer for the question: what makes the heart so special?

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GPs report ‘perfect storm’ of problems leading to 20,000 drop in urgent referrals for lung cancer

Reluctance to attend hospital tests and come forward about symptoms could be contributing to delays in lung cancer diagnosis.

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Opinion: ‘Wales needs more than a three-page statement to get cancer services back on track’

The Welsh Government’s decision to publish just a short statement on how it intends to improve patient care over the next 5 years is unacceptable.

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Predicting future breast cancer with precision

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

An international team of Cancer Grand Challenges scientists are conducting one biggest studies of its kind to try to predict who will develop invasive breast cancer.

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2,000 fewer people in England began cancer treatment in January

The latest cancer waiting times show an 8% drop in the number of people starting cancer treatment in January, compared with figures from January 2020.

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Changes detected in BRCA1 breast cells before they turn cancerous

Scientists have mapped out some of the earliest changes that occur in seemingly healthy breast tissue long before any tumours appear.

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