Prostate cancer: hope in the blood

28 May 2017 0

May was awash with news stories about blood tests for prostate cancer. Reports that a new serum test called IsoPSA could predict prostate cancer more precisely than conventional PSA testing brought obvious interest. The new [more]

Overdiagnosis under the microscope

1 January 2015 0

A new conference looks at the social as well as individual implications of how we use diagnostic tests that cannot accurately pick out real from apparent threats. Improving the way we spot, report and explore [more]

Supporting patients in distress

1 September 2013 0

The emotional and psychological impact of being diagnosed and treated for cancer can be at least as severe as the toll the disease and treatment takes on a patient’s physical health. Distress – the range [more]