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Depression may speed up ageing

A study looking at over 2,000 people has found depression speeds up the process of cellular ageing. Blood samples from volunteers were analysed for signs of cellular ageing, which included changes to structures called telomeres – the length of which … Continue reading

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£35m for cancer imaging centres

Four cancer imaging centres across the UK are to receive £35m funding to develop imaging technologies for cancer research. The money comes as part of a new research initiative by Cancer Research UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research … Continue reading

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90% or 9%? – It’s a big difference

Julie Bailey, founder of campaign group Cure the NHS, set the report from the National Cancer Peer Review Team on the table and read out loud: “They have self assessed themselves at 93.6%.” The reporter confirmed this was a self … Continue reading

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Mayden’s service assessment tool on Panorama

A report from Mayden’s online assessment tool CQuINS has been featured on Panorama.

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Cancer early diagnosis campaigns outlined

The Department is continuing to implement a series of public awareness campaigns to support the government’s priority to achieve better cancer outcomes. National Cancer Director, Mike Richards, has outlined the plans for the rest of 2012/13 – these include a … Continue reading

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Cognitive behavioural therapy helps menopause symptoms

A study has shown  that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help women deal with symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, that many suffer after breast cancer treatment. Due to the nature of the cancer and the medication they must … Continue reading

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The future of cancer networks

Of interest to all our CQuINS users will be the recent publication by Macmillan and the King’s Fund on the future role of cancer networks. The report was produced following a joint seminar held at the King’s Fund on 23rd … Continue reading

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