Technology has disrupted healthcare. Its rapid advancement has facilitated a better understanding of cancer. This, in turn, has allowed researchers to develop innovative therapies and drug delivery systems. While we have made tremendous progress in the past decade, research is fueling continuous transformation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the many different types of cancer. Here is a look at some of the latest cancer research trends.
Pre-WWII British medical practitioners were initially reluctant to educate the general public about cancer. They thought public education would make the masses panic or have unrealistic expectations for a cure, thereby undermining the control efforts. So what changed and how did cancer prevention research organisations and charities come about?