The impact of Brexit will certainly have a dramatic and lasting effect in the UK on the NHS and on cancer patients. We fear that the impact of a No Deal will have a deleterious effect on cancer research and on cancer drug supply. It is surely essential for cancer research that the Government secures…Details
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A new study in seven high-income countries shows that while the incidence of colorectal cancer, (otherwise known as colon or bowel cancer). is decreasing for adults over 50, it is substantially increasing among younger adults. In the UK younger people are now at higher risk of bowel cancer than older generations. The study into colorectal…Details
Manchester University Shows an Effective Way to Detect HPV Infection of the Cervix with Self-Sampling Urine Test
As 98% of cervical cancer cases are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus, (HPV), it makes sense to treat and eradicate the virus before it causes abnormal changes in cells of the cervix which could later become cancerous. A new study at the University of Manchester has shown that a simple self-sampled urine test can…Details
A Manchester Biomedical Research centre study has shown that annual Breast Cancer screening for younger women aged 35-39 with a family history of Breast Cancer would effectively detect incipient and cancerous tumours earlier and thus save lives. The numbers of breast cancers discovered in the study led by Professor Gareth Evans were significant. The charity…Details
The University of Manchester Viral Oncology Research Laboratories are working on developing a new diagnostic procedure for Childhood Leukaemia with support from Caring Cancer Trust’s Stopcancer funding programme. A problem with modern medicine is that tests for most infectious agents are only given on the basis of symptoms. However, it is well known that some…Details
Your immune system is there to fight off infections and diseases. It is made up of white blood cells and organs and tissues of thymus, spleen, tonsils, lymph nodes, lymph vessels, and bone marrow. Immunotherapy drug treatment can either help the body’s immune system to fight cancer either directly, or generally stimulate the immune system…Details