Cytopathology

Lung cancers metabolise differently

Researchers have discovered that the two most common forms of lung cancer metabolise nutrients differently, revealing new vulnerabilities that could be exploited in future treatment for patients.

Biomarker for bladder cancer

A new diagnostic technique has revealed a protein biomarker that accurately differentiates bladder cancer from benign inflammation.

A cellular intranet

Professor Mark Evans explains his research into cellular networks that can be rapidly dismantled, reconfigured and rebuilt.

War on cancer pt. 3

The final instalment of a short series, which briefly reviews the historical developments in cancer treatment, covering recent approaches, such as targeted therapy and genetic profiling. 

Q&A Professor Robert Langer

Professor Robert Langer, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a scientist, entrepreneur and inventor, discusses his research, advances in cancer treatment, biomaterials and slow-release medicines.

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. 
 

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.

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