In 2013, 6 labs in England began looking for HPV first to see if this new test could be used in the cervical screening programme. The results from this pilot have now been published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
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If you work in bowel cancer screening you may have recently read about a trial I led about treatment options for people at higher risk of bowel cancer. The name of the trial is certainly one you can't forget. We named it …
A positive HPV test result has the potential to cause anxiety. This blog is about research taking place into how women feel about receiving such a result.
The British Journal of Radiology has published a collection of articles covering the role of imaging in screening.
The National Study of HIV in Pregnancy and Childhood is pleased to report that the HIV vertical transmission rate among diagnosed women receiving antenatal care in the UK and Ireland remained below 0.3% between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016.
Today, we launch a consultation exercise to ask health researchers and the public to submit their ideas for the most important research topics we should be considering in bowel cancer screening.
We have published the latest annual report of the UK National Screening Committee’s recommendations on whether to screen for conditions based on reviews of the best quality evidence.
We have published new national guidance on GOV.UK that explains the process for policy makers and researchers who want to access screening data to explore new tests, treatments and theories.
The Sloane Project website is moving to GOV.UK.
We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.