Want to improve care for breast cancer patients? Listen to what they say on Twitter

Information shared by women with metastatic breast cancer on social media platforms like Twitter may be a timely source of data for policymakers hoping to improve care and outcomes for these patients. UCLA researchers found that participants in a Twitter group chat about metastatic breast cancer identified a number of significant barriers to care, including […]

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Novel 3-D printed stents deliver breakthrough treatment for oesophageal cancer

World-first 3-D printed oesophageal stents developed by the University of South Australia could revolutionize the delivery of chemotherapy drugs to provide more accurate, effective and personalized treatment for patients with oesophageal cancer. Fabricated from polyurethane filament and incorporating the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), the new oesophageal stents are the first to contain active pharmaceutical ingredients […]

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