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Back in the news – mobile phones and cancer

Back in the news – mobile phones and cancer | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
In the light of new research, we look again at the evidence on mobile phone use and brain tumours.
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Another great summary of the evidence so far with excellent explanations about the critique of papers.

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Geographic Patterns of Cancer Survival in England - Pre-release access, Adults Diagnosed 2005-2007 and Followed up to 2012 - ONS

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ESTRO

ESTRO | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
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International perspectives and collaboration are fostered by societies such as this. A great resource and network for practitioners and teachers alike.

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UK Regional Cancer Divide

UK Regional Cancer Divide | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
The wide variation in the odds of getting and surviving cancer across the UK has been highlighted by a cancer charity.

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Graham Player Ph.D.'s curator insight, August 19, 2013 1:47 PM

Different regional areas of the UK have different cancer survival rates. A significant factor in the regional variation is differences in lifestyle.

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Focus on plk inhibition

Focus on plk inhibition | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
Focus on plk inhibition http://t.co/qWmqUXZBRL #cancer #treatment #HCPs #ASCO14 #oncology #DoYouKnow #haematology http://t.co/QHDL2n3ERn
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A potential new treatment currently in phase 3 trials with those with AML unsuitable for high dose therapy

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Half of all cancer patients now survive at least 10 years

Half of all cancer patients now survive at least 10 years | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
Half of all people diagnosed with cancer today will survive their disease for at least 10 years, according to new Cancer Research UK figures.
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Our highlights from 2013

Our highlights from 2013 | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
We review our achievements in 2013 from life-saving research discoveries to important developments in policy and cancer prevention.
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The impact of charitable organisations on development of new treatments as well as health knowledge and health behaviours is of such importance

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Genetic testing selects patients with ER+ breast cancer for extended hormone therapy

Genetic testing selects patients with ER+ breast cancer for extended hormone therapy | Cancer Care | Scoop.it
Genetic analyses of results from postmenopausal women being treated for estrogenresponsive breast cancer have shown that some are more likely to have a late recurrence of their cancer and might benefit from additional years of hormone therapy.
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The nature of a cancer is becoming more precise and more important when deciding the most appropriate course of treatment

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