27 September 2016: Trust me I'm a doctor says Martin Widschwendter
A blood study was performed and the primary FORECEE outcome was to test the laboratory sample processing pipeline and produced data for the quality control measure of our 'virtual micro-dissection' approach. The secondary outcome was understanding the anti-cancer effect of tumeric consumption at the level of DNA methylation. A sub-study of the Horizon 2020 FORECEE (Female cancer predictiOn using ceRvical cEll omiCs to individualise prEvEntion) programme which Prof Martin Widschwendter leads and coordinates was presented in the BBC programme 'Trust Me I'm a Doctor' which was broadcast on BBC2 at 8pm on Thursday 22 September. More...
Presenting risk information to patients is an important part of clinical encounters. Doing this well improves patient satisfaction with their care. A recent article summarises best practice to ensure that patients make the best-informed choice. Strategies such as using a range of structured, tailored presentation styles, decision aids and framing the risk improve patient understanding and reduces difficulty in decision-making. More...
Professor Usha Menon (IfWH Women's Cancer) presents further results from the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) at the premier oncology conference ASCO at Chicago on 6th June 2016. More...
24 May 2016: New Course: Making Babies in the 21st Century
Making Babies in the 21st Century will look at human reproduction in an age where reproductive technology is becoming the norm, exploring the social, ethical and legal challenges that currently confront us. The course will enable participants to: More...
Results of a three-year follow-up study of the CORONIS trial: a randomised fractional factorial trial of caesarean section surgical techniques led by Peter Brocklehurst were published in the Lancet. More...
1 March 2016: 11th IfWH Annual Conference 14 June 2016
19 February 2016: Chief Rabbi Mirvis launches new qualification for female educators in collaboration with the Institute for Women's Health
10 February 2016: International Women's Day events 2016
1 February 2016: UKCTOCS reports first mortality results
28 January 2016: BMJ Talk Medicine, Prof Neil Marlow and Dr Alangady.
28 January 2016: The hidden toll of being a premature baby: Modern medicine helped them defy the odds.
7 January 2016: New tools help advance keyhole surgery on the fetus
21 December 2015: New York Times article - Ovarian Cancer Screening Test
9 December 2015: UKCTOCS Ovarian Cancer Mortality Results Meeting
23 November 2015: How should we choose the 'best' embryo?