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A film made by and for women with learning disabilities to take the fear out of going for breast screenings launched and premiered at North Bristol NHS Trust in November.

The effect of being overweight and obesity on risk of cancer is at least twice as large as previously thought according to new findings by an international research team which included University of Bristol academics.

Jenny Donovan, Professor of Social Medicine, University of Bristol and Director of the NIHR CLAHRC West on the recent findings from two large prostate cancer trials that she has led.

Inviting men with no symptoms to a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer does not save lives according to results from the largest ever trial conducted by Cancer Research UK-funded scientists based at the University of Bristol.

A new discovery by University of Bristol scientists helps to explain how cells which surround blood vessels, called pericytes, stimulate new blood vessels to grow with the hormone ‘leptin’ playing a key role.

Active monitoring is as effective as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years, reports the largest study of its kind, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

The West of England Clinical Research Network (CRN) has showcased its work over the last year with a 'year in numbers' annual report summary.

A contemporary photographic and science exhibition that explores the relationship between plants and medicine by celebrating six common plants, which are the origin of five major medicinal drugs, opens at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden on Frida...

Cancer charity Penny Brohn UK has published the findings of a year long evaluation of their 'wellness package' of services to support people living with cancer.

An international team of researchers has shed light on the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is an important cause of liver cancer and is transmitted through blood to blood contact.

Factors that influence when boys go through puberty could affect a man’s future risk of developing prostate cancer, a large study funded by World Cancer Research Fund has found.

A research team from UWE Bristol and University of Liverpool has reached an important milestone towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean invasive diagnostic procedures that men undergo become a thing of the past.

A major new £4.1 million cancer research programme that will focus on new ways to prevent and predict cancer development and progression is announced by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the University of Bristol.

The University of Bristol is working with Cancer Research UK on a number of projects, including a five year programme to reduce the burden of cancer, and the colorectal tumour biology group which looks at cell survival mechanisms and chemoprevention.

Pupils from May Park Primary School have been recognised for their good work making sun safety a priority in school and raising awareness about the dangers of UV exposure ahead of the summer holidays.

Whether or not patients see the same GP could affect how quickly bowel and lung cancers are diagnosed, according to a Cancer Research UK study led by University of Bristol researchers, published in the British Journal of General Practice on 27 April.

A study investigating the extent to which suspected cancer patients feel involved and informed during the referral process was conducted by researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Cambridge, Durham and Exeter.

Patients suffering from cancer in England are up to seven times more likely to be prescribed expensive cancer drugs than fellow sufferers in Wales, a new study assessing the impact of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) has revealed.

Researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), the University of Liverpool and the Bristol Urological Institute have developed a device using sensor technology that may help diagnose patients with early signs of bladder cancer. The...

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