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AI can predict the chances of surviving oral cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: University of Warwick State-of-the-art AI algorithms applied to digitised images of oral cancer tissue specimens can be used to predict their chances of survival by measuring the abundance of Tumour infiltrating immune cells Tumour infiltrating lymphocytes (a specific type of immune cells) are key in determining how oral cancers spread and react to treatments University of Warwick researchers were …

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6 months treatment with Herceptin is as good as 12 months for preventing breast cancer return

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

By: Peter Thorley, University of Warwick From: medicalxpress.com A new study co-led by the University of Warwick Clinical Trials Unit has shown that shortening the duration of a therapy for breast cancer patients does not increase the risk of their cancer returning. The majority of clinical trials in cancer assess either new treatments or additional treatments to the current standard …

Far from being harmless, the effects of bullying last long into adulthood

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Association for Psychological Science A new study shows that serious illness, struggling to hold down a regular job, and poor social relationships are just some of the adverse outcomes in adulthood faced by those exposed to bullying in childhood. It has long been acknowledged that bullying at a young age presents a problem for schools, parents and public policy …