Tens of thousands of cancers could be detected sooner each year thanks to a national roll out of fast-track testing, NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard has announce today, 16th Nov 2022. NHS England is expanding direct access to diagnostic scans across all GP practices, helping cut waiting times and speeding […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] UK continues to be a world leader in delivery of clinical research which is saving lives Second phase of government plan will build on work already done – including halving approval times for clinical trials Plan will enable innovative research to be carried out more quickly, helping to bust […]
Thousands of patients in England are to benefit from the first treatment for sickle cell disease in two decades, the NHS has announced. Crizanlizumab, a “revolutionary” life-changing drug treatment, is delivered by a transfusion drip and works by binding to a protein in the blood cells to prevent the restriction of […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Non-communicable diseases started to gain prominence as a major cause of ill health in Kenyans roughly 30 years ago, with cardiovascular diseases attributable to lifestyle factors predominating the scene. Over the last 10 years or so, however, cancer has taken centre stage, not only for the increasing number of […]
Over the past 10 years or so, cancer in Kenya has taken centre stage, not only for the increasing number of cases but also for their far-reaching consequences.
A study and trial of immunotherapy which has been highly successful, could prompt a cancer treatment ‘revolution’. The findings are yet to be published and reviewed. Dr Alan Worsley from Cancer Research UK, discusses the news. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35585571