Time to act on trials

1 January 2013 0
Many of the worst economic and bureaucratic burdens that have proved such a deterrent to multi-country clinical trials look set to be addressed with the overhaul of the EU Clinical Trials Directive, but should we sit back and wait... [ more ]

The reoperation lottery

1 January 2013 0
The odds that a woman will be told she needs a reoperation after conservative breast surgery vary between treatment centres, prompting calls for international guidelines – and greater oversight of surgeons.... [ more ]

Stop Cancer Now!

1 January 2013 0
Cancer poses a rising threat to global health as well as the world economy. International experts have agreed on a strategy that can meet the challenge. They are now calling on world leaders to wake up to their responsibilities...... [ more ]

Me and my cancer

1 January 2013 0
Journalists who write about their own cancer journeys are able to convey important insights in a language that people understand – and are eager to read... [ more ]

Taking the isolation out of isolation

1 January 2013 0
The isolation that is essential to the physical health of people undergoing stem cell transplantation can be terrible for their mental health at a time of great stress. Patients are giving the thumbs up to a novel way of staying..... [ more ]

My World

1 January 2013 0
Ramon Salazar is head of translational research at the Institut Català d'Oncologia near Barcelona. He leads the Early Clinical Research Unit and is in charge of the colorectal and neuroendocrine tumour clinics.... [ more ]
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