Tag Archives: Cancer

The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded following a largescale systematic review of research. The review is published today (Dec 6th) in The Cochrane Library as part of a Special Collection of… Read More »

Qld develops new test to detect cancer

Queensland scientists have developed a test they hope could be “the holy grail” for diagnosing cancer. The test has been developed by University of Queensland researchers who have discovered a unique DNA nanostructure that appears to be common to all cancers. Researcher Professor Matt Trau says this has enabled an entirely new non-invasive approach to… Read More »

Cancer could be 'stalled' but world will never be rid of it, Nobel laureates say

The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades, although it is unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan made the assessments at a Thursday news conference ahead of receiving the 9… Read More »