Archive for category: Research
13
January
2021

Call for new All-Island Cancer Research Institute

Leading Northern Ireland cancer specialist Professor Mark Lawler today called for an All-Island Cancer Research Institute which he said would yield far-reaching benefits for the population. Time for change Speaking at an online meeting of Stormont’s All Party Group on Cancer (APGC), Prof Lawler said...

28
July
2020

          Referrals for suspected cancer dropped 71%

A new UK study involving Queen’s University Belfast researchers, showing that urgent GP referrals for suspected cancer dropped by a huge 71% during lockdown, has just been published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet Oncology (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32702311/). The research exami...