GPs will be encouraged to order cancer tests to ensure tumours are spotted before they become inoperable. They will now be able to refer patients with possible symptoms of the disease directly for checks, avoiding the time-wasting formality of going through a specialist. This saving of time in diagnosis and consequent treatment can be crucial.…Read more
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Pioneering CCT funded work, carried out by Drs Ian & Lynne Hampson and their clinical PhD student Mr Adam Donne (Now Consultant ENT surgeon at Alder Hey Children Hospital, Liverpool), has shown there may be a problem with a drug that is being used to treat patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). If there is…Read more
From the Manchester Evening News "Unlocking the Body's Defences Against Cancer. Dr's Ian and Lynne Hampson at the University of Manchester found that a special type of chemical opened up communication channels on the surface of cells that enabled healthy cells to 'talk' to the cancer cells. "When we added the chemicals to a mixture…Read more
Development of drugs with the potential to prevent both the occurrence and spread of cancer. News from Dr Ian N. Hampson & Dr Lynne Hampson, Based on our research findings we have tested the ability of a range of newly synthesised chemicals to prevent the growth and formation of microscopic islands of tumour cells in…Read more
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