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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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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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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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COVID-19 referral drop fears for lung cancer patients in Wales

Confusion over the symptoms of lung cancer and COVID-19 may be responsible for a drop in the number of people being referred for lung cancer tests in Wales.

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An existing blood test for ovarian cancer has been re-evaluated. The results are in

Researchers have found an existing ovarian cancer blood test is far more predictive than originally thought and could potentially pick up other forms of cancer.

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Creating a shared vision to detect cancer earlier

We’re bringing researchers, policy-makers, pharmaceutical
companies and the public together to find a way to make early diagnosis better.

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Lung cancer risks becoming ‘forgotten disease’ of the coronavirus pandemic  

At least 14,000 fewer people have been urgently referred for lung cancer tests since March. 

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Cytosponge: A ‘sponge on a string’ test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

Looking at the latest results from the BEST3 trial, analysing the ‘sponge-on-a-string’ test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier.

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New blood test study uses artificial intelligence to identify cancer. But it’s not ready for patients yet. 

Researchers have revealed a new blood test that uses artificial intelligence to identify cancer, but it’s not ready for patients yet. 

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