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US researchers identified expression of NY-ESO-1 protein in 108 of 110 meningioma tissue samples (Sept 2013)

This US research project is a bit technical but it’s worth knowing about “Meningiomas: US researchers have identified expression of the NY-ESO-1 protein in 108 of 110 meningioma tissue samples and believe this could be a potentially significant target, particularly … Continue reading

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A “window to the brain” implant (September 2013)

A “window to the brain” implant which would allow doctors to see through the skull and possibly treat patients has been devised by US researchers. It uses a see-through version of the same material used for hip implants. The team … Continue reading

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NHS England publishes Cancer Patient Experience Survey (August 2013)

NHS England has published the latest national cancer patient experience survey.  A total of 116,490 patients who had received treatment for cancer between 1st September and 30th November 2012 from 155 NHS trusts were included in the sample for the … Continue reading

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Department of Health announces purchase of new radiotherapy machines (August 2013)

The Department of Health has announced it is purchasing 20 new radiotherapy machines at a cost of £30 million.  The purchase of these radiotherapy machines has been carried out by the Department of Health to deliver savings of £3 million … Continue reading

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Researchers identify four new genetic suspects as being relevant to the development of meningiomas (January 2013)

An international team of researchers has identified four new genetic suspects to add to the already-identified neurofibromin 2 as being relevant to the development of meningiomas. This may lead to personalised medical therapies for meningiomas which currently are primarily managed … Continue reading

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