Almost everyone (98 per cent) who had the new bowel cancer test – soon to become part of the national screening programme – said they were glad to have gone through the experience, according to a study published today (Monday) in the Journal of Medical Screening.
Taking a sample from just one part of a tumour may not give a full picture of its ‘genetic landscape’, according to a landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine today (Wednesday).
Scientists have discovered for the first time that studying calcium deposits in the breast, often detected through screening, could help doctors diagnose breast cancer more effectively.
Doctors should warn men that prostate cancer testing may lead to anxiety and distress, say Cancer Research UK experts.
Pathology research in the UK is at risk unless urgent action is taken to encourage more pathologists into research, a new report* announced at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Birmingham reveals today.