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Written Portraits: A poetry performance and discussion

On the 23rd May 2022, members of Imperial College and Goldsmiths University of London came together for a poetry performance and discus...

  • 23/06/2022
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer


Breaking Down Barriers- Helping Improve Breast Cancer Screening Attendance

Breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer, as the most common cancer in the world. In the UK, there are approximately 55,000 new case...

  • 23/06/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – Reducing delays in diagnosis

March is ovarian cancer awareness month in the UK, so let’s talk about ovarian cancer. Beginning with the key numbers, ovarian cancer i...

  • 05/03/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Cancer, Women's Health
  • hbrewer


Breast cancer diagnosis by AI now as good as human experts

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for 15% of all new cases in the country, and about one in eight women wi...

  • 07/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Big Data & Digital Health


Here comes the sun

By Martin GallerVOICE Knowledge Exchange Intern Sipping on a cocktail or enjoying an ice-cream-feet up, and soaking up the sun. You ca...

  • 25/07/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Ageing, Skin, Healthy living & wellbeing


Calls for bowel cancer screening access for over-74s in Wales

A bowel cancer charity is calling for more older people in Wales to be able to access free screening kits. Currently, only people aged...

  • 15/05/2019
  • Ageing, Cancer, Health & wellbeing, Culture & Society


University to invest cancer drug IP earning into research and teaching

Newcastle University has announced the sale of part of its holdings in an ovarian cancer drug which came out of research initiated and ...

  • 28/04/2019
  • Cancer, Finance, Women's Health, Health & Social Care Research


Promising lung cancer treatment available on the NHS

A new immunotherapy drug that can reduce the risk of death in some lung cancer patients by a third is now available on the NHS in Engla...

  • 11/04/2019
  • Cancer


Oesophageal cancer could be diagnosed in the future with a £30 blood test – new research

At present, oesophageal cancer has a terrible prognosis. Survival rates for people diagnosed with this disease – which affects the oeso...

  • 08/04/2019
  • Ear, Nose & Throat, Cancer, Health & Social Care Research


Colorectal cancer increase in younger adults: What could be the cause?

Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that...

  • 07/04/2019
  • Cancer, Children & young people


Cancer: new DNA sequencing technique analyses tumors cell by cell to fight disease

A new DNA sequencing technique lets scientists track genetic errors in individual cancer cells. For the first time, they can reconstruc...

  • 04/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer


Cancer growth in the body could originate from a single cell – target it to revolutionise treatment

Cancer remains a frightening and largely incurable disease. The toxic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation make the cure often se...

  • 27/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer