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Deep Learning Algorithm May Streamline Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed and validated a deep learning algorithm that can identify and outline ('segment') a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) tumor on a computed tomography (CT) scan within seconds.

1 In 6 UK Adults Have Vitamin Deficiency Linked To 'tumour Progression'

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

4 out of 10 cancers are preventable. Research has linked a vitamin deficiency affecting one in six UK adults to "tumour progression".

Scientists Identify New Driver For Rare Type Of Liver Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

To identify potential targets for new therapies, a team of researchers searched for the cellular origin of these tumours.

New ‘Parp Inhibitors’ Could Prevent Certain Tumours Appearing

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Breakthrough research could see some genetic cancers neutralised before they take hold and is already being used for people at risk.

Diet, Smoking And Other Risk Factors Cause Almost Half Of Cancer Deaths

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

The leading risk factors globally for cancer deaths for both sexes were smoking, followed by alcohol use and high BMI.