Adaptive pathways for medicine evaluation and unmet medical need: the access v. evidence dilemma

The European Medicines Agency hosted a stakeholder workshop on 8th December 2016 on adaptive pathways at its Canary Wharf London headquarters: a hot topic with around 150 delegates from healthcare, patient and consumer organisations, academia, industry and regulatory bodies. The

Adaptive pathways for medicine evaluation and unmet medical need: the access v. evidence dilemma

The European Medicines Agency hosted a stakeholder workshop on 8th December 2016 on adaptive pathways at its Canary Wharf London headquarters: a hot topic with around 150 delegates from healthcare, patient and consumer organisations, academia, industry and regulatory bodies. The

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Exercise in people with undergoing cancer treatment

  Neoadjuvant treatment is treatment given as a first step to shrink a tumor before the main treatment e.g. surgery or radiotherapy. In her 2016 paper on this theme Dr Lisa Loughney  noted that neoadjuvant cancer treatment decreases physical fitness

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Exercise in people with undergoing cancer treatment

  Neoadjuvant treatment is treatment given as a first step to shrink a tumor before the main treatment e.g. surgery or radiotherapy. In her 2016 paper on this theme Dr Lisa Loughney  noted that neoadjuvant cancer treatment decreases physical fitness

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Poetry by and for patients with cancer: Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Wendy French will discuss her Poet-in-Residency year at the UCLH MacMillan Cancer Centre at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held in London in 2017, organised by the FPM. Details

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Poetry by and for patients with cancer: Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Wendy French will discuss her Poet-in-Residency year at the UCLH MacMillan Cancer Centre at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held in London in 2017, organised by the FPM. Details

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Lifestyle and nutrition after cancer: What’s the evidence? Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Professor Robert Thomas, a Consultant Oncologist at Bedford and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals, will discuss the evidence on benefits of lifestyle and nutrition after cancer, at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held

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Lifestyle and nutrition after cancer: What’s the evidence? Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Professor Robert Thomas, a Consultant Oncologist at Bedford and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals, will discuss the evidence on benefits of lifestyle and nutrition after cancer, at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held

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Preventing stroke in general practice: major room for improvement

One in four patients in primary care is not being adequately treated with anti-coagulation to reduce the high stroke risk associated with a common form of the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. These are the findings of a report by

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Preventing stroke in general practice: major room for improvement

One in four patients in primary care is not being adequately treated with anti-coagulation to reduce the high stroke risk associated with a common form of the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. These are the findings of a report by

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Study finds high rate of unrecognized heart problems in apparently healthy middle-aged people

Researchers from the UK have just reported in the Postgraduate Medical Journal that unrecognized heart problems are surprisingly common in apparently healthy middle-aged people. The study used standard heart scans by echocardiography to look at heart valves and heart muscle

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Study finds high rate of unrecognized heart problems in apparently healthy middle-aged people

Researchers from the UK have just reported in the Postgraduate Medical Journal that unrecognized heart problems are surprisingly common in apparently healthy middle-aged people. The study used standard heart scans by echocardiography to look at heart valves and heart muscle

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Current management of diabetes mellitus and future directions in care

The last 90 years have seen considerable advances in the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Prof MacLean of Guy’s Hospital wrote in the Postgraduate Medical Journal in 1926 about the numerous challenges that faced patients and their healthcare professionals

Prof Melanie Davies CBE

Current management of diabetes mellitus and future directions in care

The last 90 years have seen considerable advances in the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Prof MacLean of Guy’s Hospital wrote in the Postgraduate Medical Journal in 1926 about the numerous challenges that faced patients and their healthcare professionals