Articles by Bethan Warman

Prof Jones wins RCPath Award

14th June 2019

Congratulations to Professor Louise Jones who is the recipient of a RCPath Excellence Award, which celebrates excellence in pathology practice and promotes high standards in pathology education, training and research to deliver the best patient care.

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week

12th June 2019

This week (10-16th June) is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an initiative started by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of cervical screening. In the UK, approximately 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, making it the 14th most common cancer in women. Cervical screening, otherwise known as a smear test, can help to prevent cervical cancer, which claims 870 lives per year.

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Supporting surgical training in Gaza

7th June 2019

Dr Bijendra Patel recently returned from a visit to Gaza, where he and his colleagues from the Royal College of Surgeons, England, are helping to develop essential surgical training and skills amongst local Palestinian health workers.

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2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

4th June 2019

Professor Peter Schmid, Lead of the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine at the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, attended this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and today presented updated survival data from the IMpassion130 trial.

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International Clinical Trials Day

20th May 2019

Every 20th May, we celebrate International Clinical Trials Day. Clinical methods have evolved drastically over the years, and decades of honing this process has given rise to the present-day standard of clinical trials.

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AR alterations in prostate cancer

16th May 2019

Recent findings from a study published in JAMA Oncology have identified genetic markers within blood samples which may indicate whether patients with prostate cancer will respond to hormonal therapies. The study may represent an important step forward for the development of more personalised treatments for advanced prostate cancer.

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