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Study assesses long term risk of invasive breast cancer after pre-invasive disease

Women who are diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) outside the NHS breast screening programme are around four times as likely to develop invasive breast cancer and to die from breast cancer than women in the general population, finds a University of Oxford study published by The BMJ today.

New guidance published to aid researchers evaluating surgical robots

Surgical robotics are amongst the most complex devices entering healthcare, but how should we evaluate them? Published today in Nature Medicine, the Idea, Development, Exploration, Assessment and Long-term monitoring (IDEAL) Robotics Colloquium outlines the latest guidance to aid researchers evaluating surgical robots.

Professor Neil Mortensen recognised in New Year Honours

Professor Neil Mortensen has been appointed a Knight Bachelor in the King's New Year Honours 2024 for services to surgery and in recognition of his contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NDS surgeon scientist leads an international transdisciplinary consortium towards delivering NetZero healthcare

The European Union Horizon Europe (with joint funding from UK Research Innovation) has awarded NetZeroAICT Consortium major funding to develop a novel technology with great potentials to promote climate neutral and sustainable healthcare.