Struck by cancer, killed by ageism

1 March 2013 0
Care of elderly cancer patients has improved over recent years; however, younger patients in Europe still survive longer than more elderly patients, and the difference cannot be accounted for by the higher likelihood of dying from... [ more ]

We hit the spot

1 March 2013 0
Less invasive than surgery and less toxic than systemic therapy, will the fast-growing specialty of interventional radiology join the ‘big three' as the fourth pillar of cancer care?... [ more ]

Tobacco tactics in the headlines

1 March 2013 0
At a time when the British media has been under the spotlight for its for poor ethical standards, The Independent's Big Tobacco Exposed series shows why good investigative journalism remains so important in opening powerful bodies... [ more ]

Is there an app for that?

1 March 2013 0
Smartphones give patients the technology not only to record a consultation but also to share it privately, post it on a social network or even upload it to a public website. What does this mean for doctors and their relationship..... [ more ]
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