August 2019

Medical video games… the future of gastroenterology training

2019-08-12T10:26:57+01:00

The Future of Gastroenterology Training: Gaming! The discussion surrounding endoscopic simulation has been a prevalent topic for many years, but now the industry is seeing even further advancements for gastroenterologists, with the evolution of gaming as a training basis. The word ‘gaming’ a lines with many connotations, but one that might [...]

Medical video games… the future of gastroenterology training2019-08-12T10:26:57+01:00

Testing for Lynch syndrome in bowel cancer patients

2019-08-08T10:11:02+01:00

The latest on testing for Lynch syndrome in bowel cancer patients - NICE guidelines: Helping the undetected, be detected! Lynch syndrome is a genetic condition which can significantly increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer, to up to 80%. – Estimates indicate over 1,200 bowel cancer cases, in the UK, are caused by the [...]

Testing for Lynch syndrome in bowel cancer patients2019-08-08T10:11:02+01:00

July 2019

Bowel cancer on the rise… the screening age is being lowered

2019-08-08T10:09:28+01:00

In August last year, England and Wales announced the age reduction for the bowel cancer screening programme; from 60 - 50! This was following a recommendation from the UK National Screening Committee. The announcement was made following numerous studies which exhibited an increased percentage of bowel cancer cases in adults under 50, over the [...]

Bowel cancer on the rise… the screening age is being lowered2019-08-08T10:09:28+01:00