Cancer patient advocates from 26 European countries, active across a wide spectrum of cancer types, spent four days last week at the first training course to be developed and run by advocates themselves.The intensive training ‘Academy’ was organised by WECAN [more]
Seminal data from decades ago already demonstrated a marked underrepresentation of older patients in clinical trials: now an analysis of more than 300 randomised clinical trials (RCTs) shows not only that the disparity persists but the gap between trial and population median ages is widening. [more]
What’s the real story? This month Cancer World launches its latest Journalism Award, and it’s more important than it’s ever been. A year ago, the overall winner of the last award explained why it meant so much to her.
“I am glad that the voices of the poorest Indian cancer patients are heard across the world and I hope there is an improvement in their access to treatment,” said Swagata [more]
Among patients with a history of cancer, risk of Alzheimer disease (AD) might be lower: a study published in JAMA Network Open showed that elderly cancer patients had modestly higher memory function and slower memory [more]