Cytopathology

HOW WELL DO CANCER DRUGS HIT THEIR TARGETS?

Scientists have developed a technique that allows them to measure how well cancer drugs reach their targets in the body.

“CANCEROUS CELLS WORK TOGETHER TO INFILTRATE THE BRAIN”

Scientists have discovered that cancerous cells in an aggressive type of childhood brain tumour work together to infiltrate the brain.

MAGNETS ISOLATE CIRCULATING TUMOUR CELLS

Scientists claim that magnets could be used in the body to detect tumour cells that other diagnostic techniques might miss.

HPV primary screening

Following a review of its delivery strategy, NHS England has agreed to begin a one-stage procurement process to reconfigure provider laboratories to support the roll-out of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) primary screening into the NHS Cervical Cancer Screening Programme in England.

Poliovirus therapy for recurrent glioblastoma

A genetically modified poliovirus therapy shows significantly improved long-term survival for patients with recurrent glioblastoma.

Viral suppression helps to prevent AIDS-defining cancers

Early, sustained antiretroviral therapy that results in long-term viral suppression, helps to prevent AIDS-defining cancers and, to a lesser degree, non-AIDS-defining cancers, it is claimed.

News flow cytometer

Merck, a leading science and technology company, has now launched its new CellStream flow cytometry system.

Congress update: real science, relevance

Sarah May, Deputy Chief Executive at the IBMS, explains the approach behind this year’s Congress.

How to…monitor a clinical service using audit

Following the completion of a high-quality audit, the team at Manchester Royal Infirmary’s cytology department offer guidance on monitoring a clinical service.

More content at Congress

Sarah May, Deputy Chief Executive at the IBMS, looks at the new sessions that have been added to this year’s Congress.

Journal-based learning exercises May 2017

Journal-based learning exercises for May 2017.  You may complete as many JBL exercises as you wish and you are not restricted by specialty.

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