Doctors say the number of cycles of chemotherapy can be halved without increasing risk of a relapse. BBC Health news: Source link"Testicular cancer: 'Kinder' chemotherapy is 'just as effective'"
Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images Google is developing artificial intelligence to help doctors identify breast cancer, according to a research paper published in Nature today. The model, which scans X-ray images known as mammograms, reduces the number of false negatives by 9.4 percent—a hopeful leap forward for a test that currently misses 20 percent of breast cancers, as reported by The New York Times. Today, breast cancer is the second leading…"Google just beat humans at spotting breast cancer — but it won’t replace them"
Macmillan Cancer Support says patients feel that doctors and nurses are overstretched. BBC Health news: Source link"Not enough NHS staff for people with cancer, charity warns"
Roberta Burton was told she had Hodgkin lymphoma when she was 11 weeks pregnant. BBC Health news: Source link"Northumberland mum diagnosed with cancer gives birth"
I enjoy online shopping. However, I often find myself fussing about the delivery options during checkout. This is because not all delivery services are equally efficient and stress-free. This personal experience has also inspired my research. As a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University, I have engineered tiny nano-materials – objects about 10,000 times smaller than a grain of rice – to better deliver DNA into white blood cells called T-cells that defend us against cancer.…"Super-soldier T-cells fight cancer better after a transformational DNA delivery"
Thousands will be offered fitness programmes in the hope of “priming” them for their recovery. BBC Health news: Source link"NHS to offer cancer patients 'prehab' fitness plan 'to boost recovery'"
An anonymous donor helps eight-year-old Anna Drysdale reach her cancer treatment funding target. BBC Health news: Source link"Girl's cancer treatment 'best Christmas present'"
After a terminal diagnosis, Lauren and José had their “dream wedding” with the help of a charity. BBC Health news: Source link"Newlyweds facing cancer look forward to first Christmas as a married couple"
Doctors at the Royal Marsden are trialling a targeted treatment which they hope will also mean fewer side effects for cancer patients. BBC Health news: Source link"Cancer treatment trial: Chemotherapy 'could become more effective'"