Histopathology

Delivering real-time PCR in histopathology

Clinical Scientist and Molecular Pathology Lead Siobhan Taylor looks at the experiences of implementing a new platform within a routine histopathology service and the impact it has had on patient care.

Histopathology reporting qualifications

Dr Joanne Horne and Dr Bryan Green look at the Healthcare Scientist Reporting Programme and developing an expert, collaborative histopathology team.

3D model of human liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming the most common chronic liver disorder in developed countries.

Changes ahead

Role development, workforce strategies and professional qualifications... Sarah May looks back at 2019 and forward to the New Year. 

Efficient regulation

A more consistent and transparent regulatory system can only be for the good, writes Sarah May.  

Imaging with LEGO

Researchers have come up with an inexpensive, automated way to image biological samples – using the children’s toy, LEGO.

My Lab: dynamic histopathology service

Trainee Specialist Biomedical Scientist Megan Clarkson gives a guided tour of her laboratory at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Breath test to detect cancer

A clinical trial has been launched to see if a breath test could detect the presence of cancer.

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.

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