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British Association for Cytopathology Executive Committee Member Hedley Glencross introduces a project to improve the outdated cervical screening programme in the Republic of Moldova.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

Australia top for cancer survival

A global study has found that Australia’s high cancer survival rates are attributed to early detection.

Blood test aids lung cancer detection

A trial in Scotland has shown that using a blood test to detect lung cancer earlier can significantly reduce late-stage presentation of the disease.

October journal-based learning exercises

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

Predicting lung cancer

Frank Sullivan, a Director of Research at the University of St Andrews, outlines a new blood test that could lead to earlier lung cancer diagnosis.

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