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Home smear tests: Dr Sarah Hillman comments

Women are going to be offered home smear tests in an effort to tackle cervical cancer -- see the story in BBC News. Dr Sarah Hillman, a practising GP and clinical lecturer at Warwick Medical School, comments on the news.

Wed 24 Feb 2021, 10:52 | Tags: Health, cancer, Health and Medicine, Women, Warwick Medical School

Prostate overtakes breast as 'most common cancer' - Expert comment

Professor Lawrence Young, Director of the Warwick Cancer Research Centre, University of Warwick, comments on the figures released today that show prostate cancer was the most common cancer diagnosis in 2018.

Mon 27 Jan 2020, 16:24 | Tags: WMS, Health, cancer, Expert comment, Health and Medicine, Public Health

Expert comment on new study that claims viruses may trigger both type 1 and type 2 diabetes because they contain proteins that mimic insulin

Scientists in America claim they have identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones that are active on human cells. The discovery could create new possibilities for revealing biological mechanisms that may cause diabetes or cancer. Two University of Warwick experts comment on this new study.

Expert in Cancer Diagnosis Nasir Rajpoot sheds light on why Cancer is often being identified in A&E

Professor in Computer Science Nasir Rajpoot comments on new research that reveals that thousands of cancer patients are being diagnosed in A&E, despite having visited their GP three times or more.

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:03 | Tags: cancer, Expert comment, medicine

Why are black women twice as likely to be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer?

Black women in England are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer as white women, as was reported on BBC News today.

Professor Annie Young from the Warwick Medical School comments on the factors behind this.

Wed 16 Nov 2016, 16:17 | Tags: WMS, Academic Staff, University of Warwick, BBC, cancer

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