Will pathology services need a serious overhaul if they are to deliver the accuracy required for precision medicine? Two European initiatives are trying to build the case for change in this least visible of cancer disciplines.
Survivors demand a fair deal from financial services
Companies should no longer be allowed to deny mortgage or insurance services to cancer survivors without explanation or a transparent risk assessment, say patient advocates. A few hopeful signs show their message may be getting across.
Stories that give witness, stories that save lives: the special role of health reporters in Africa
How can journalists help raise the profile of cancer and get it on the political agenda in countries where infectious diseases get most attention, reliable data are scarce, doctors are reluctant to talk and editors prefer cheery topics?
Two award-winning reporters speak of the challenges they face