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HTC activities taken to the extreme

Over 300 delegates from 33 countries attended the World Extreme Medicine Conference in Edinburgh, where the HTC led a session on biomedical innovations.

Interim results promising for laser endoscopy technique

Interim results from a trial of a new laser technology to diagnose pre-cancerous polyps in the colon indicate the technology works best when used in combination with another specialist endoscopy technique.

Lymph node detection in rectal cancer

A technique used to identify risk of recurrence in breast cancer is to be adapted for use with rectal cancer, to help avoid unnecessary major surgery.

HTCF provides summer of research

Six University of Leeds students will have the opportunity to get involved in multidisciplinary research projects this summer, investigating new technologies linked to colorectal therapies.

Fruitful discussions at nanotech workshop

Potential new collaborations to apply nanotechnology to the field of colorectal and other therapies are already under discussion following a recent workshop organised by the HTC.