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24/08/2021

Study shows low or undetectable immune response to double COVID-19 vaccination in patients with impaired immune systems

Study shows low or undetectable immune response to double COVID-19 vaccination in patients with impaired immune systems
Description
A significant proportion of clinically at-risk patients with certain immunocompromised or immunosuppressed conditions mount a low or undetectable immune response after two doses of the same COVID-19 vaccine
Date:
24/08/2021
29/01/2021

Birmingham Brief: What happened to cancer while COVID-19 took the front seat?

Birmingham Brief: What happened to cancer while COVID-19 took the front seat?
Description
Professor Pam Kearns, Director of the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, writes an opinion piece on how COVID-19 has replaced cancer as 'the big C'.
Date:
29/01/2021
14/01/2021

New treatment could spare early-stage rectal cancer patients life-altering side effects

New treatment could spare early-stage rectal cancer patients life-altering side effects
Description
A new and less invasive treatment developed by researchers is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer, giving patients a better quality of life with fewer life-altering side effects.
Date:
14/01/2021
05/01/2021

Cancer Research UK appoints new Trustee from the University of Birmingham

Cancer Research UK appoints new Trustee from the University of Birmingham
Description
Cancer Research UK has announced the appointment of Professor Pamela Kearns, Director of the University of Birmingham's Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, as a Trustee and Member.
Date:
05/01/2021
11/12/2020

New treatment could spare early-stage rectal cancer patients life-altering side effects

New treatment could spare early-stage rectal cancer patients life-altering side effects
Description
A new and less invasive treatment developed by Cancer Research UK researchers is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer.
Date:
11/12/2020

Study finds paediatric cancer patients at no greater risk of severe COVID-19 infection

Study finds paediatric cancer patients at no greater risk of severe COVID-19 infection
Description
Results from the first national study of children with cancer who test positive from COVID-19 has found that these patients do not appear to be at any increased risk of severe COVID-19 infection.
Date:
11/12/2020
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