Time to act on trials

1 January 2013 0

Many of the worst economic and bureaucratic burdens that have proved such a deterrent to multi-country clinical trials look set to be addressed with the overhaul of the EU Clinical Trials Directive, but should we [more]

Many of the worst economic and bureaucratic burdens that have proved such a deterrent to multi-country clinical trials look set to be addressed with the overhaul of the EU Clinical Trials Directive, but should we sit back and wait... [ more ]

Vincenzo Valentini: putting knowledge to work

1 January 2013 0

Patients are being let down by a failure to integrate the knowledge we have to get the best possible results for each individual patient and for cancer patients as a whole. Vincenzo Valentini, the ESTRO [more]

Patients are being let down by a failure to integrate the knowledge we have to get the best possible results for each individual patient and for cancer patients as a whole. Vincenzo Valentini, the ESTRO president with a talent for... [ more ]

The reoperation lottery

1 January 2013 0

The odds that a woman will be told she needs a reoperation after conservative breast surgery vary between treatment centres, prompting calls for international guidelines – and greater oversight of surgeons. For many women with [more]

The odds that a woman will be told she needs a reoperation after conservative breast surgery vary between treatment centres, prompting calls for international guidelines – and greater oversight of surgeons.... [ more ]

Stop Cancer Now!

1 January 2013 0

Cancer poses a rising threat to global health as well as the world economy. International experts have agreed on a strategy that can meet the challenge. They are now calling on world leaders to wake [more]

Cancer poses a rising threat to global health as well as the world economy. International experts have agreed on a strategy that can meet the challenge. They are now calling on world leaders to wake up to their responsibilities...... [ more ]

Me and my cancer

1 January 2013 0

Journalists who write about their own cancer journeys are able to convey important insights in a language that people understand – and are eager to read It is not surprising that a lot of journalists [more]

Journalists who write about their own cancer journeys are able to convey important insights in a language that people understand – and are eager to read... [ more ]

Survivor services: supporting patients living with and beyond cancer

1 January 2013 0

Helping patients make the best of their lives after treatment starts with thinking ahead before treatment and tailoring support for as long as it is needed. A leader in the field talks about key issues [more]

Helping patients make the best of their lives after treatment starts with thinking ahead before treatment and tailoring support for as long as it is needed. A leader in the field talks about key issues and a new European...... [ more ]

Taking the isolation out of isolation

1 January 2013 0

The isolation that is essential to the physical health of people undergoing stem cell transplantation can be terrible for their mental health at a time of great stress. Patients are giving the thumbs up to [more]

The isolation that is essential to the physical health of people undergoing stem cell transplantation can be terrible for their mental health at a time of great stress. Patients are giving the thumbs up to a novel way of staying..... [ more ]

Diabetes risk after radiation – not out of the woods

1 January 2013 0

A retrospective cohort study has shown that pancreatic radiation is a risk factor for diabetes in survivors of paediatric cancer. This validates and refines prior epidemiological observations of diabetes after radiation to the abdomen and [more]

A retrospective cohort study has shown that pancreatic radiation is a risk factor for diabetes in survivors of paediatric cancer. This validates and refines prior epidemiological observations of diabetes after radiation to the...... [ more ]

Newsround

1 January 2013 0

Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Aprepitant for managing pruritus =>  Lancet Oncology Use of anaprepitant decreased the severity of pruritus induced by biological cancer treatments, an Italian pilot study reports. Pruritus (itch) is [more]

Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker... [ more ]

My World

1 January 2013 0

Ramon Salazar is head of translational research at the Institut Català d’Oncologia near Barcelona. He leads the Early Clinical Research Unit and is in charge of the colorectal and neuroendocrine tumour clinics. He is a [more]

Ramon Salazar is head of translational research at the Institut Català d'Oncologia near Barcelona. He leads the Early Clinical Research Unit and is in charge of the colorectal and neuroendocrine tumour clinics.... [ more ]
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