Tag: tumour

Innovation, Regulatory, Research

UK-US alliance launched to boost early cancer detection rates

October 21, 2019


The International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED) is a partnership between Cancer Research UK, Canary Center at Stanford University, the University of Cambridge, the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, UCL and the University of Manchester. Researchers believe that advancements in […]

Innovation, Research

Blood test may replace biopsy in advanced lung cancer

September 30, 2019


Data from the Blood First Assay Screening Trial (BFAST) presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2019 has shown that the test can identify DNA mutations in NSCLC patients by picking up tiny pieces of tumour DNA […]

Innovation, Med Tech

The technologies improving metastatic breast cancer detection

February 6, 2019


Google’s latest breast cancer tackling offering is called the Lymph Node Assistant (LYNA) and has been taught to recognise characteristics of tumours by studying cancer patient scans. During a trial of the software, LYNA was said to help doctors inspect […]