Recent decades have seen greater and greater use of laparoscopy, or keyhole surgery, when people need an operation on their abdomen. There are now dozens of Cochrane Reviews of this, for a wide variety of conditions and, in October 2018, the one for...
Podcast: Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the management of presumed early stage endometrial cancerFebruary 26 2019
World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. 2019 marks the launch of the 3-year ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign; an empowering call-to-action urging...February 1 2019
Breast Cancer Awareness Month happens every October and is a month which organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about the disease.
Cochrane Breast Cancer's objective is to provide the best source of accurate and up-to-date information, especially about the prevention, early detection, treatments,...October 5 2018
More than half a dozen Cochrane Reviews have been done in various areas of health, to examine the evidence on the potential benefits of Selenium, a naturally occurring element with both nutritional and toxicological properties. The review looking at its possible role in the prevention of cancer was updated in January 2018 and one of the authors...May 25 2018
Does HPV vaccination prevent the development of cervical cancer? Are there harms associated with being vaccinated?
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials.
Most people...May 9 2018
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Lise Estcourt as the new Co-ordinating Editor of Haematological Malignancies. Dr Lise Estcourt Lise is a consultant haematologist with NHS Blood and Transplant and a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Transfusion Medicine at the University of Oxford. She graduated from Cambridge...April 30 2018
The Lung Cancer Group is looking for an author of systematic reviews in English language
You will participate in the writing of the LCG systematic reviews from the registration of the titles until the publication of the reviews.
Missions and activities
Mission 1: ...April 3 2018
A new Cochrane Review, published by Cochrane Skin, considers the effectiveness of treatments for systemic treatments for metastatic cutaneous melanoma. The review includes 122 randomized controlled trials involving 28,561 participants and considers interventions in five categories: conventional...February 7 2018
Interventions to reduce acute and late adverse gastrointestinal effects of pelvic radiotherapy for primary pelvic cancers
The findings of a new Cochrane Review show that the effect of radiotherapy on gastrointestinal symptoms and quality of life has been a much-neglected area of research.
Cancer treatments are incredibly more effective,...February 7 2018
Clinicians, patients, caregivers, researchers. We all have a role that we can play in Cochrane Cancer.
We summarize the best available evidence to help people make informed decisions about health. Now you can join our independent network of Cochrane collaborators from over 130 countries producing credible, accessible health information...February 22 2017