Histopathology

One step ahead of cancer

In the UK, one in two of us can expect to get cancer in our lifetimes. With such a high disease burden, efforts to prevent cancer are at least as important as efforts to treat it. 

AI system can identify different cancer cells

Researchers in Japan have shown that an artificial intelligence (AI)-based system can identify different types of cancer cells simply by scanning microscopic images.

IBD linked to prostate cancer

Men with inflammatory bowel disease have a four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, reports a 20-year US study.

Public urged to take heart age test

Public Health England (PHE) is calling for adults across the country to take a free, online Heart Age Test, which will provide an immediate estimation of their “heart age”.

The progress of histopathology reporting

Jo Horne, Andrew Usher and Gerry van Schalkwyk discuss the progress of the histopathology reporting programme and look to the future.

Molecular mechanisms of parkinson's

Detailed brain cell analysis has helped researchers uncover new mechanisms thought to underlie Parkinson’s disease.

MRI for prostate cancer screening?

A new clinical study will test for the first time if MRI scans can be used for population screening to detect prostate cancer more accurately.

"Cancer survivors have increased risk"

Survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk of suffering prematurely from cardiovascular disease in adulthood, says a new study.

My lab: the cancer biomarkers team

Ruth Riisnaes gives a guided tour of her lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton.

Digital pathology for the NHS

The government has announced that it is in discussion with Roche Diagnostics and partners to support the mainstream implementation of Digital Pathology services across the NHS.

NHS workforce boost planned

Health Education England (HEE) has published a long-awaited plan for how to tackle staffing issues in NHS cancer services.

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