Cancer 23rd October 2018

The best breast cancer treatment for you

No two women are the same, and neither are their breast cancers. Cutting-edge genomic tests can therefore be valuable tools for determining the best treatment for YOU. Christine S. from France tells her story about the test that helped her ...

by Editorial Team

Cancer 8th June 2018

Colorectal cancer: don’t delay diagnosis

This blog is part of the Early Diagnosis campaign #BeFirst Early diagnosis and care can prevent illness from developing and slow disease progression. Lab tests, genetic tests, tests for chronic diseases and modern lab diagnostics can help facilitate earlier intervention ...

by Gary Finnegan

Cancer 21st June 2017

Body Proud: Christine Raab

Christine Raab (35) is a freelance make-up artist. In November 2014 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This was followed by numerous examinations and an operation to remove the affected lymph nodes. After the subsequent chemotherapy, Christine developed a lymphoedema. Since then ...

by Editorial Team

Cancer 25th October 2016

Make way for a new global cancer movement

“Our vision is to bridge the gap between cancer patients and the rest of society,” says Fabian Bolin, co-founder of WarOnCancer.com. A year after Fabian first shared his leukaemia story with This Is Medtech, the former Made in Chelsea ...

by Karen Finn

Cancer 24th May 2016

Electronic records can help to beat cancer

Europe must make it easier to connect the dots between cancer patients’ health records. Information is power. But unless health information is recorded and shared, it is impossible for doctors to make informed decisions about patient care. There is a ...

by Gary Finnegan

Cancer 28th April 2016

Telling the kids you’ve got cancer

What happens when you’re a parent and you get a cancer diagnosis? Explaining it to the kids will probably be the hardest part of the journey. That was certainly the case for Katherine Simpson-Jacobs, who had to come to ...

by Karen Finn