We’re delighted to be joined by Dr Serena Perner from the Institute of Collective Health at the National University of Lanus for the next three months.
Every year, 4 February marks World Cancer Day – a global initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The day aims to raise worldwide awareness of cancer, […]
New research by Dr Suping Ling, funded by Hope Against Cancer and published in Diabetologia, shows that cancer mortality in people with type 2 diabetes is substantially higher than the […]
On 25 May 2022, staff and doctoral students from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, connected by cancer research, participated in Science Museum Lates – an after-hours opportunity […]
What the study found Most people diagnosed with cancer have pre-existing chronic conditions (also known as comorbidities), which might delay the diagnosis of cancer. To better understand which patient groups […]
This study highlights the need to better coordinate primary and secondary care sectors in some areas of London to improve timely access to specialised clinicians and diagnostic tests.
PANCREATIC CANCER PATIENTS are usually diagnosed too LATE for curative treatment because there are no early stage symptoms associated with tumour development.
Assessment of the concordance between individual-level and area-level measures of socio-economic deprivation in a cancer patient cohort in England and Wales
Since a national lockdown was introduced across the UK in March, 2020, in response to the COVID-19
pandemic, cancer screening has been suspended, routine diagnostic work deferred, and only urgent symptomatic
cases prioritised for diagnostic intervention.
National cancer plans
In 1996 a government report showed that there was a difference in how long cancer patients were surviving depending on how wealthy they were (we call it the ‘deprivation gap in survival’).