They are many, will we be too few?

1 May 2015 0

The European Commission is predicting that by 2020 Europe will need an additional one million clinical professionals to care for its ageing population. With many of our cancer systems already working at full capacity, this [more]

The European Commission is predicting that by 2020 Europe will need an additional one million clinical professionals to care for its ageing population. With many of our cancer systems already working at full capacity...... [ more ]

Per-Anders Abrahamsson: Patients want us to work as a team

1 May 2015 0

Patients look for the best treatment centres, says this leading voice in European urology. So they’ll go where the specialists involved in their care work together, not where they are constantly battling over who is [more]

Patients look for the best treatment centres, says this leading voice in European urology. So they’ll go where the specialists involved in their care work together, not where they are constantly battling over who is ‘in charge’.... [ more ]

Targeting the supply lines: metabolic approaches to killing cancer cells

1 May 2015 0

Recent years have seen a revival of interest in the unique metabolism of cancer cells. This time the focus is on the potential it offers as a target, rather than any possible causal role – [more]

Recent years have seen a revival of interest in the unique metabolism of cancer cells. This time the focus is on the potential it offers as a target, rather than any possible causal role – but that link with obesity still needs...... [ more ]

Welcome to the revolution! The changing role of patient advocates within research

1 May 2015 0

Patient advocates believe their input into guiding the research process is key to ensuring the right questions are investigated in the right way. Where it’s been successfully tried, both sides agree there is no going [more]

Patient advocates believe their input into guiding the research process is key to ensuring the right questions are investigated in the right way. Where it’s been successfully tried, both sides agree there is no going back.... [ more ]

Teenagers and young adults with cancer – addressing the most important care needs

1 May 2015 0

Getting cancer as a teenager or young adult can severely disrupt an important period of emotional, physical and social transition. Tailoring services to fit the particular needs of this age group can make a huge [more]

Getting cancer as a teenager or young adult can severely disrupt an important period of emotional, physical and social transition. Tailoring services to fit the particular needs of this age group can make a huge difference.... [ more ]

International collaboration and the importance of eubiosia

1 May 2015 0

A shared sense of the value of helping people with incurable cancers achieve lives worth living has driven doctors to collaborate across borders for decades. An oncologist shares his experiences from the Cold War to [more]

A shared sense of the value of helping people with incurable cancers achieve lives worth living has driven doctors to collaborate across borders for decades. An oncologist shares his experiences from the Cold War...... [ more ]

Our cancer risk is not written in the stars

1 May 2015 1

If Tomasetti and Vogelstein had not used the words “bad luck” in their paper on how ‘variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions’, the media might [more]

If Tomasetti and Vogelstein had not used the words “bad luck” in their paper on how ‘variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions’, the media might not have covered the story...... [ more ]

A decade of discovery in cancer genomics

1 May 2015 0

Over the past decade, genetic testing for rare inherited mutations, such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, has been successfully incorporated into clinical practice. Next-generation sequencing of cancer-susceptibility genes and entire tumour genomes has transformed cancer [more]

Over the past decade, genetic testing for rare inherited mutations, such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, has been successfully incorporated into clinical practice. Next-generation sequencing of cancer-susceptibility genes...... [ more ]

Newsround

1 May 2015 0

Most oncology patient requests are appropriate =>JAMA Oncology Patient demands or requests for tests or treatments occur in less than 10% of outpatient oncology encounters, with just 0.14% of encounters resulting in clinicians complying with [more]

Most oncology patient requests are appropriate
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