Articles: 27.04 April 2016

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Genomics – the future of healthcare and medicine

Genomic medicine is becoming more mainstream and it is important that health professionals keep apace of this complex and rapidly developing field. This article provides an overview of genomics and the key role it will play in the management of medical conditions in the future.

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Improving the detection and management of prostate cancer

Despite recent advances in the treatment of prostate cancer, the death rate in the UK is continuing to rise. This article examines how improvements in screening and management could have an impact on survival rates in the future.
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Topical agents for preventing and treating actinic keratosis

Actinic keratoses are skin lesions that can occur as a result of long-term UV damage and can sometimes progress to squamous cell carcinoma. This article discusses the treatment options for both lesion-directed and field-directed topical therapy, to reduce the future risk of squamous cell carcinoma.
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