Oncology & Cancer

UK: 450,000 women missed out on breast cancer test

Britain's health minister apologized Wednesday for what he called a "serious failure" that resulted in hundreds of thousands of women in England not being invited to a screening test for breast cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Advantages of FIT as CRC screening method discussed

(HealthDay)—Fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) has advantages as a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening method, and should be a component of a screening program, according to an Ideas and Opinions piece published online Oct. ...

Oncology & Cancer

HPV vaccine reduced cervical abnormalities in young women

Young women who received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine through a school-based program had fewer cervical cell anomalies when screened for cervical cancer, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Oncology & Cancer

Genetic expression 'predicts lung cancer survival'

A study led by Oxford University researchers and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy has shed light on a key puzzle thrown up in some lung cancer screening programmes.

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