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what is precision medicine

New liquid biopsy can detect eight common cancers

Blood test could ‘change the way we screen for cancer’, though more research is needed to ensure its efficacy in a real-world screening context 

Cancer immunotherapy: predicting outcomes

Today's monoclonal antibody treatments benefit some patients but can be harmful to others; the search for reliable predictive biomarkers is on

New precision medicine approaches to breast cancer

Patients in London and Manchester the first to benefit from methods to better predict, prevent and treat breast cancer, with aims to roll out nationally

Up close and personal for better breast cancer treatments

New project launched at Cancer Research Cambridge Institute helps to bring medicine based on DNA sequencing to the clinic

Liquid biopsy – a new era in personalised medicine?

Examining the promises and challenges of exciting advances taking place in genetic testing, aiming to improve diagnosis and reduce patient risk

Examining liquid biopsy in cancer management

Less-invasive method touted as potentially revolutionary for cancer care – could this mean the end for tissue biopsies?

4.50 from Paddington to Genomics

A look at the journey from arsenic and ancient alchemy to modern-day pharmacogenomics

Spot the difference: genomic sub-types of leukaemia

Recent genetic analysis exposes differences in blood cancer, offering hope for patients and the future of personalised medicine 

A new genomic map of breast cancer

Latest discovery in breast cancer marks a further step towards clearer genetic understanding of the disease

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Royal College of Physicians Annual Conference 2020

The sixth Royal College of Physicians annual conference, Medicine 2020, takes place in Birmingham on 23–24 April 2020.
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Royal College of Nursing Congress 2020

The RCN Congress is a key annual event in the nursing calendar and provides a forum for nursing practitioners to meet, learn, develop and share best practice.