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The first stage of a project that is developing microtechnology devices to identify certain cancer cells has been achieved. more

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Theresa May spoke about the potentials of AI within healthcare yesterday, in a speech that outlined four objectives of the Industrial Strategy. more

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A screening tool for pancreatic cancer has been developed by researchers at the University of Washington. more

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A red rose, picked from the garden at The Christie by a patient, has been chosen as the first item to be scanned by the hospital’s revolutionary new MR-linac radiotherapy machine. more

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Developer of scalp cooling technology Paxman, alongside the University of Huddersfield have been nominated for a higher education Oscar at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards. more

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In support of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, a Manchester-based cervical cancer diagnostic company is helping raise awareness of the five gynaecological cancers. more

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A device that can quickly detect cancer during surgery has been developed by scientists from the University of Texas. more

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An organisation led by six globally-recognised experts in cancer care has launched an initiative to track evidence-based patient information and clinical guidance. more

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A hospital in Manchester is set to receive the NHS’ first proton beam therapy (PBT) machine to treat cancer patients. more

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The Rutherford Cancer Centre, South Wales, has received the first high energy proton beam therapy system to be installed in the UK. more

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Partner to pharmaceutical and biotech companies 3M Drug Delivery Systems announced a collaboration with therapeutic drug development company, Panacea Pharmaceuticals. more

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Two Pore Guys has announced that it is collaborating with oncologists at the University of California, San Francisco, to evaluate its handheld nanopore-based platform. more

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Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have developed a new lab technique using polymer that could potentially aid the development and success rate of an important anti-cancer treatment. more

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UK manufacturer Broadwater Mouldings is working with oncology tech group Elekta on a range of radiotherapy systems designed to improve targetting of tumour tissue. more

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Noel Edmonds has caused controversy in the medtech world this week when the celebrity claimed that the EMPpad can tackle cancer more

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A handheld miniature microscope being developed by University of Washington mechanical engineers could allow surgeons to ‘see’ at a cellular level in the operating room and determine where to stop cutting more

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An ultrasound device for radiation-free breast cancer screening has been awarded the 2016 Spark Award more

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Implantable device delivers treatment for pancreatic cancer directly to tumours, bypassing bloodstream and limiting widespread side effects, according to The University of North Carolina (UNC) more

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Researchers have developed Odoreader, a device that uses a gas chromatography (GC)-sensor system combined with advanced statistical methods to ‘smell’ prostate cancer more

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Primasil Silicones has won the Medical Healthcare and Business Award for further development of its cooling cap for cancer patients, at the Medilink West Midlands award ceremony more

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