Oncology

January 16th, 2019 A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool from the UK Institute of Cancer Research scans tumour cells to pick out women with especially aggressive ovarian cancer. Separately, in the US, the National Institutes of Health and Global Good have developed...

November 7th, 2018 A study has found that black women in South Africa are almost six times more likely to die of cervical cancer than white women and that the five-year survival rates of black and coloured women (40-50%) were significantly worse than those of white...

October 17th, 2018 After screening 15,000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers compared to traditional mammography – with a majority of the detected...

October 3rd, 2018 About half the size of a lunch box, the Tiny Isothermal Nucleic acid quantification sYstem (TINY) has shown promise as a point-of-care detector of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV) in resource-limited settings such as sub-Saharan...
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