In Your Head 20th March 2019

Saving your mouth with virtual surgery

Bob Bevins was doubtful that surgery could restore his speech and ability to swallow after being diagnosed with oral cancer, but he was willing to try. After all, this was no straightforward operation. It involved a complex 10-hour procedure to ...

by Editorial Team

Cancer 4th February 2019

A big welcome back to WarOnCancer

When This Is MedTech interviewed Fabian Bolin as he was undergoing leukaemia treatment in 2015, we knew this guy was a force to be reckoned with. Now fully recovered, he wants to tackle the issue of mental health by creating the ...

by Editorial Team

Cancer 24th January 2019

Cervical screening saved my life

At age 29 and with no symptoms, cervical cancer was the last thing on Laura Flaherty’s mind, but she knew she was due for her regular screening. “I’d been given the ‘all clear’ after my last smear test three ...

by Karen Finn

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

Getting Checked 18th November 2016

There’s something about Movember

Hollywood megastar Ben Stiller has helped to raise awareness about prostate cancer and prompted a debate about the need for a better test In 2003, two friends – Travis Garone and Luke Slattery – were enjoying a beer in Melbourne, Australia, when they ...

by Gary Finnegan