Cytopathology

"Disasters lead to reductions in cancer screening"

Cervical cancer screening rates in Japan were significantly affected in the years following the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.

Cervical screening in Moldova

Lead Biomedical Scientist and British Association for Cytopathology Executive Committee Member Hedley Glencross introduces a project to improve the outdated cervical screening programme in the Republic of Moldova.

Breakthrough for the leading cause of blindness

Professor Simon Clark discusses how his international team of scientists identified a protein that is strongly linked to the most common cause of blindness in developed countries.

IBMS President inaugurated

Allan Wilson has been inaugurated as the new President of the IBMS.

Fatty liver disease

One in five young adults has fatty liver disease (steatosis), with one in 40 having already developed liver scarring (fibrosis), research has found.

January tech news

Latest tech news for January.

Avoidable cancer delays

One in four cancer patients experienced a delay to their diagnosis that could have been avoided, according to a new study by Cancer Research UK.

Diagnosing brain cancer

A blood test which could help to accelerate the diagnosis of brain cancer has been developed.

November news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

New cancer-driving mutation

Scientists have discovered a novel cancer-driving mutation in the vast non-coding regions of the human cancer genome, also known as the “dark matter” of human cancer DNA.

NHS screening GPs giving alcohol advice – linked to pay

In 2008 the Department of Health in England introduced financial incentives to encourage GPs to talk to patients about their drinking. There was a small, gradual increase in screening and the provision of alcohol advice. 

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