Cytopathology

May journal-based learning exercises

Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

War on cancer pt.2: landmarks in the development of chemotherapy

The second article of two, which briefly reviews the historical developments and use of chemotherapy since 1948 to treat different cancers. 
 

April: News in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Liquid biopsy for non-small cell lung cancer

A US multi-centre study revealed that a liquid biopsy is comparable to standard tissue biopsies in detection of guideline recommended biomarkers in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

War on cancer PT 1: the development of chemotherapy to 1950

A review of the early historical development and use of chemotherapy to treat different cancers. The phrase “war on cancer” refers to the recognition of cancer as a major cause of death and the need to act, resulting in increased funding, clinical trials and the development of more effective treatments.

3D human cell models

Medicines Discovery Catapult and the Medical Research Council Centre for Drug Safety Science at the University of Liverpool are collaborating.

My lab: cellular pathology

Consultant Cellular Pathologist Paul Cross gives a guided tour of his lab at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Petition to ban sunbeds

A petition has been launched in the hope of persuading the government to ban commercial sunbeds in the UK.

Liquid biopsy advances

Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine.

My lab: Cervical Screening Department

Cytology Manager Kay Ellis gives a guided tour of her department at Royal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Editorial: Change for Cytology

The dedicated and passionate workforce deserves the care and respect it gives patients.

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