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NHS launches national BRCA gene testing to identify cancer risk early

Tens of thousands of people with Jewish ancestry who are more likely to carry a genetic fault that can increase the risk of developing some cancers will receive genetic testing through a new programme recently announced by the NHS in England. With plans to identify thousands more people carrying faults in the BRCA genes over …

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Research paper gives valuable insights into co-design with patients and carers

The European Journal of Cancer Care has published a paper (2 February) which highlights the contribution of patients and carers in developing the Your cancer pathway support guide. The North Central London Cancer Alliance launched the guide last year to support people going through diagnosis, treatment and follow up care. The paper, led by Dr …

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Applications open for Pan-London Cancer Research Fellowships

We are offering an exciting opportunity for clinical and non-clinical research fellows to undertake a 12-month research project.  The programme has London-based support from Biomedical Research Centres, RM Partners, North Central London Cancer Alliance and South East London Cancer Alliance.   The areas of focus for this year’s Fellowship Programme have been aligned to meet the …

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Lung health checks advertising campaign launches in north London

An advertising campaign has launched in north London to encourage people to take up a free NHS lung health check. These checks are provided by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) and managed by the North Central London Cancer Alliance. Campaign posters will be on bus shelters in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and …

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