Latest National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Stories

2011-10-30 07:11:10

Advances in DNA testing could open the door for more expensive cancer treatments to be approved, as well as more personalized treatment options to emerge, one expert told Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams on Saturday. Matthew Seymour, director of the National Cancer Research Network (NCRN), told Adams that genetic testing techniques were advancing so rapidly that doctors could soon administer such an exam to find out which types of medicine would work best for them. That, in...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

NICE guidance for laparoscopic cryotherapy of renal cancer outlines an improved patient pathway for those seeking renal cryotherapy as a first line treatment. Galil Medical provided NICE with broad clinical evidence supporting the safety and efficacy of renal cryotherapy procedures. Arden HIlls, MN (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Galil Medical, a global leader in minimally invasive cryotherapy cancer treatments, announced today that NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence)...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.