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Reseach Update: Dr Jennifer McLachlan

11 January 2016

Dr Jennifer McLachlan, an advanced oncology trainee from Sydney, joined Dr Banerjee’s team in autumn 2015. She previously worked with Dr Banerjee as a junior doctor and is passionate about the treatment of gynaecological cancers. She is very patient-care orientated and committed to the Gynaecological Cancer Fund programme. Step 1 hit the windows key on […]

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RESEARCH UPDATE FROM DR BANERJEE (July 2015)

16 July 2015

One year on from the launch of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund’s tremendous fundraising, Dr Banerjee has sent her second six month report to share her progress to date. She is delighted to have made significant steps towards her goals. Most importantly, she has have been able to appoint her first dedicated team member funded by the […]

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Pioneering robot operates on grandmother

30 April 2015

The Royal Marsden have sent us news that, in April 2015, an 81-year-old woman was the first patient in the UK to undergo a hysterectomy using a state-of-the-art surgical robot. Ivy Arscott, from Banstead, was diagnosed with womb cancer in December 2014 and was transferred to The Royal Marsden for treatment. She was the first […]

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The Royal Marsden Magazine announces GC Fund support for Dr Banerjee’s research

11 March 2015

The Royal Marsden has published a feature in its latest magazine (click below to see article) about Dr Banerjee and the Gynaecological Cancer Fund. The article announces that they are working together to raise awareness of gynaecological cancer and to raise money for Dr Banerjee’s research programme. It explains that her programme will enable a […]

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RESEARCH UPDATE FROM DR BANERJEE

16 February 2015

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity has sent its thanks to the Gynaecological Cancer Fund for all your generous donations to support Dr Banerjee’s research. Its six-month report, published here, is exciting and inspiring, explaining what has been happening since June 2014. It covers the current stage of the research project made possible by our funding, […]

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WHAT’S NEW IN OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT?

6 January 2015

Scientists continue to study the genes responsible for familial ovarian cancer. This research is beginning to yield clues about how these genes normally work and how disrupting their action can lead to cancer. This information eventually is expected to lead to new drugs for preventing and treating familial ovarian cancer. The biggest problem proceed this […]

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MEMBERS SELECTED FOR GC FUND RESEARCH TEAM

5 January 2015

On behalf of the team at The Royal Marsden Hospital, thank you for your immense support and generous funding for research into gynaecological cancers. I am delighted to let you know that the initial funding target has been achieved to start my team’s research programme which aims at delivering more individualised, precision cancer therapy to […]

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NEW TEST HELPS IDENTIFY BEST OVARIAN CANCER TREATMENT

16 October 2014

A new test can help doctors identify ovarian cancer more accurately and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery, claim scientists. i want to write an essay online. It is designed to help diagnose different types and stages of ovarian cancer. The developers, in Belgium and the UK, said many women with cancer were not […]

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BREAKING NEW GROUND

15 October 2012

A research team led by Dr Susana Banerjee, Consultant medical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden, is now offering a portfolio of Phase I–III clinical trials for patients with gynaecological cancers. The two most promising areas are in the treatment of ovarian cancer with the development of the drug bevacizumab – also known as Avastin – […]

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