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NHS scan delays must be addressed, says health regulator

The time taken for radiology scans to be analysed and the results reported back to doctors varies widely across England, according to a new report.

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Prostate cancer diagnosis: how scientists are working to get it right

Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.

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Severe shortage of radiologists risks delays to cancer diagnosis, says report

The UK does not have enough radiologists to meet demand, according to a new report.

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New imaging technique spots prostate tumours starved of oxygen

A new imaging technique uncovers oxygen levels in prostate tumours and could lead to a non-invasive way to determine which tumours are more difficult to treat.

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PET scans showing how much oxygen is in a tumour could help monitor the effects of targeted drugs

New PET scans combined with drugs targeting low oxygen levels in tumours could help tailor cancer treatment.

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Beyond colour vision – spotting cancer when it hides between the red, green and blue

Our scientists are building new cameras that could help reveal ‘invisible’ tumours by illuminating them in a rainbow of colours.

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Combining MRI scans could help spot where tumours are short of oxygen, helping to personalise treatment

Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.

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Scottish radiology services struggling to cope with high demand, doctors warn

A shortage of radiologists in Scotland is putting patient safety at risk, doctors have warned.

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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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MRI scans for suspected prostate cancer could improve diagnosis

Using an MRI scan to help diagnose prostate cancer could spare some men from unnecessary invasive biopsies, according to a new study.

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