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Analysing the epigenome: a new way to screen for cancer

Could the DNA in our bloodstream provide a way to detect cancer? Recent research looks at a novel approach to screening through a new type of blood test

Colibactin and colorectal cancer

A newly published study could mark a major milestone in understanding the microbiome and the role in can play in disease development

We all have 'the breast cancer gene'

You’ve seen the headlines and heard people talk about having ‘the gene for’ x, y or z – but do you know the facts behind the headlines?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Survival rates for breast cancer are better than ever, but what can a focus on genomics bring to the table?
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?

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Royal College of Nursing Congress 2021

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.