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30 March 2015

Pinnacle of Success: Presitgious Awards for Cancer Prevention

Ellie Stewart, Posted in Awards

Pinnacle of Success: Presitgious Awards for Cancer Prevention

The excellence of the Centre for Cancer Prevention, one of the 7 centres of the Barts CR-UK Centre, was again recognised when they received three prestigious awards for their epidemiological research in cancer and its impact on cancer prevention.

16 March 2015

NHSCSP Audit of invasive cervical cancer

Ellie Stewart, Posted in General News, CCP, Profiles, Research Reports

NHSCSP Audit of invasive cervical cancer

Since April 2007, the regional Quality Assurance Reference Centres (QARCs) in England have adopted a standardised protocol for capturing screening data on all cases of cervical cancer. The data are aggregated in a national database for the purpose of audit, with the aim of monitoring and improving the service.

Annual national reports detailing the data collected as part of this audit are published as feedback for the many individuals who make this audit possible.

 

02 March 2015

Trial of HPV vaccine completed: more effective cancer prevention

, Posted in General News, In the Press, Publications

Trial of HPV vaccine completed: more effective cancer prevention

A new HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine that protects against 9 types of the virus – 7 of which cause most cases of cervical cancer – has now been fully tested in a trial co-organised by Professor Jack Cuzick.

The new vaccine offers significantly greater protection than the current vaccine, which protects against only two cancer-causing types of HPV.

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