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

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

Getting Checked 8th September 2016

Superbugs: have we built kryptonite on Earth?

If you experienced heart failure or diabetes, fought HIV, underwent heavy surgery and survived, chances are that antibiotics have already saved your life. Since their discovery, antibiotics have been the equivalent of Superman on Earth: saving lives, giving hope, making ...

by Ioana Dobre