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Interviews from the 10th NCRI Cancer Conference from Liverpool, UK.

NCRI 2014 ecancer

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Interviews from the 10th NCRI Cancer Conference from Liverpool, UK.

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    Thoracic radiotherapy in extensive stage small cell lung cancer improved survival

    Thoracic radiotherapy in extensive stage small cell lung cancer improved survival

    Dr Faivre-Finn talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about the role of thoracic radiotherapy in patients who have extensive stage small cell lung cancer. It was found to improve survival and was well tolerated.

    • 2 min
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    Choir-singing improves cancer patients' mental health

    Choir-singing improves cancer patients' mental health

    Dr Lewis talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about the therapeutic benefits brought about by singing in a choir, based on research carried out on participants of Tenovus-initiated choirs in Wales.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Interventional oncology: The next oncological discipline

    Interventional oncology: The next oncological discipline

    Prof Adam talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about interventional oncology which joins surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology and focuses on minimally invasive image-guided methods to locally destroy tumours using various forms of energy such as radio frequency waves and micro-waves.

    • 5 min
    • video
    Blood-based cancer screening

    Blood-based cancer screening

    Prof Cree talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about the possibility of blood-based screening for cancer behalf of the Early Cancer Detection Consortium.

    • 6 min
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    The role of NCRI in promoting collaborative research initiatives

    The role of NCRI in promoting collaborative research initiatives

    Dr Kennedy talks to ecancertv at the 10th NCRI Cancer Conference (NCRI 2014) about some of the collaborative research initiatives that NCRI (the National Cancer research Institute) promotes and facilitates and why they are so important.

    • 3 min
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    Cancer genomics and pancreatic cancer

    Cancer genomics and pancreatic cancer

    Prof Biankin talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about the advancement of cancer genomics via cross-institutional collaboration, with specific reference to pancreatic cancer and the difficulty in finding biomarkers.

    • 9 min

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