Showing 15 articles tagged 'Radiotherapy':

Brookside legend Dean Sullivan reveals he was treated for prostate cancer

26 Nov 2019

Ahead of hosting our Carol concert in Liverpool this December, legendary British actor Dean Sullivan, known for playing lovable rogue Jimmy Corkhill in Brookside, speaks about his treatment and diagnosis.

New guidelines prompt doctors to offer active surveillance for low risk cancers

9 May 2019

We publish new best practice guidelines on active surveillance, as NICE advise it should be offered to men with low risk localised prostate cancer.

Quicker, stronger, personalised and targeted: the cutting edge of research into better treatments

25 Feb 2019

BLOG: Dr Matthew Hobbs, our Acting Director of Research, shares his highlights from the latest research into more effective treatments for men with prostate cancer.

New NICE guidelines should make high-tech scans and treatment advances standard on NHS

12 Dec 2018

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended pre-biopsy mpMRI scans and a host of other improvements to diagnosis and treatments for prostate cancer become standard NHS practice across the UK. While we back the proposals, we're calling for enough scanners and trained staff to deliver them.

New research trials focused radiotherapy to keep hormone therapy working longer

3 Dec 2018

We're funding Dr Alison Tree, an oncologist at the Royal Marsden, to trial a new kind of radiotherapy that keeps hormone therapy working for longer in men with advanced disease. She tells us about the cutting-edge technology behind the potential new treatment and the big hopes she has for it.

The oxygen-boosting precision medicine that could make radiotherapy work for more men

5 Nov 2018

BLOG: Our research comms officer, Ruby Kell, explains how a promising new test we're funding could help identify men whose radiotherapy is likely to fail, then target them with a commonly-used drug that will stop the treatment from being thwarted.

Researchers crunch 'big data' to predict which men will face side effects of radiotherapy

7 Nov 2017

More news from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference this week comes from researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London. They’ve carried out a large-scale analysis of patient data from another trial to predict which men are most likely to experience unpleasant side effects after radiotherapy.

Swapping Belfast for Seattle: why a spot of travel could lead to a new treatment for advanced disease

30 Oct 2017

In this guest blog Dr Chris Armstrong – Marcher, Mo grower and ambitious researcher – explains what he hopes to achieve with the Travelling Prize Fellowship we’ve just awarded him and how this critical leg up the academic research ladder will benefit men with prostate cancer.

Behind the headlines: Is new radiotherapy a miracle cure for men ‘for whom there was no hope’?

26 Sep 2017

A type of radiotherapy that shapes radiation beams to tumors has grabbed headlines today. But more in-depth trials, already underway, are needed to give a clearer picture of the benefit for men.

Quicker radiation trial shows ‘no-brainer’ win for men with prostate cancer

21 Jun 2016

Results from a 14-year radiotherapy study published today show that men can get the same benefit from a lower dose of radiotherapy with 17 fewer hospital visits.