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Medical research boosts survival rates and makes in particular cancer treatment kinder on people diagnosed in the future. See some of our research articles below:

Cherith Desmeules Vague Symptoms Pathway

Helping GPs spot cancer earlier

With the UK lagging behind many other rich countries in the early diagnosis of cancer, our new partnership with the NHS and family doctors offers a solution.

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Dr Andrew Gogbashian

Centre doctor went ‘above and beyond’

A consultant radiologist at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre has received an award for “going above and beyond” during Covid-19 by playing a key role in a project to make remote reporting of scans a reality at the centre.

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Ct scanner

Low dose CT scanning in cancer care

People with cancer are now able to benefit from lower radiation doses than ever before when having CT scans as part of their routine medical care and follow up. Dr Andrew Gogbashian explains.

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Dr Strickland with a PET-CT scanner

How we made Dr Strickland’s vision a reality

With a brand new, faster Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner due for installation at the Centre in 2022, Dr Wai-Lup Wong gives insight into the fascinating history of this revolutionary scanning technique which counts our founder, Dr Paul Strickland, as one of its pioneers.

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Head and neck patient

Head and neck doctors join forces

A unique collaboration between Paul Strickland Scanner Centre (PSSC) and Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC) is seen as hugely beneficial to the care and treatment of cancer patients at Mount Vernon.

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Radiographer with a patient

Metastatic breast cancer hope

Research made possible by a gift left in her Will by a supporter of PSSC finds that whole-body MRI could drastically improve metastatic breast cancer care.

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CT scan patient and two radiographers

Centre joins project that could speed up cancer diagnosis

We’ve joined a pilot study for the Vague Symptoms Pathway (VSP), a programme that could one day lead to a faster diagnosis of cancer for patients. The programme aims to find the quickest, most efficient way to reach a diagnosis in patients who visit their GP with non-specific symptoms. Although

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