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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Artificial intelligence can predict survival of ovarian cancer patients

Researchers have created new machine learning software that can forecast the survival rates and response to treatments of patients with...

  • 18/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Big Data & Digital Health

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Blood Cancers Awareness Month - Public Engagement Event in Newcastle!

September is Blood Cancers awareness month and here at Newcastle University we are raising awareness by holding ‘Blood Matters’, a rese...

  • 07/09/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer

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Scientists and patient volunteers reunite after 12 years for new study

Patients who took part in research into bowel health more than a decade ago have reunited for a follow-up study to help experts gain a ...

  • 09/08/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Gut, bowel & stomach

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