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An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.
Watch video highlights from the BeCOn OWN 2017 event, including expert opinion, patient experience and panel discussions in the Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone.
This learning zone offers a short overview of the challenges faced by both healthcare professionals and patient when communicating end-stage or metastatic cancer.
What are biologics and how do they differ from small molecule medicines? Discover more about their development, as well as the manufacturing and regulatory processes in the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre.
Since its introduction into clinical practice in the UK 26 years ago, positorn emission tomography (PET) followed by positron emission tomography-computed tomography...
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Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Adult soft tissue and visceral sarcomas (excluding gastrointestinal stromal tumor, GIST) are rare tumors, with an estimated incidence averaging 4–5/100 000/year in Europe.
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Introduction: The incidence and clinical significance of lymph node metastasis (LNM, N1) in soft tissue sarcoma (STS) is unclear. Recent studies have focused on extremity/trunk STS (ETSTS).
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Global, regional, and national cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life-years for 32 cancer groups, 1990 to 2015: A systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are needed for cancer control planning.
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The main goals were to study the safety and tolerability of the alpha-emitter radium-223 (223Ra) in breast and prostate cancer patients with skeletal metastases. In addition, pain palliation was evaluated.
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Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more
Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.