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  • In August 2021 the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) notified us that their funding for our Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer Group (GNOC), along with other Groups based in England, UK, will cease at the end of March 2023. We have received many years of stable funding from the NIHR which has allowed our...
    November 25 2021
  • Cochrane UK’s Sarah Chapman revisits her 2014 blog on music therapies to share new Cochrane evidence. Blog last updated: 15 October 2021.Music has the potential to make everything better, doesn’t it? Arguably, this is so in any and all situations. In difficult circumstances, it can help us endure. Music can take the edge off the pain, in both body...
    October 21 2021
  • In this blog for people living with a brain tumour, healthcare practitioners and anyone with an interest in brain tumours, Helen Bulbeck, Cochrane consumer representative and director of policy and services for brainstrust, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on brain tumours and reflects on what this special collection means for the...
    March 18 2021
  • Help Cochrane improve the way we share evidenceThe past year has shown how important high quality evidence is. Here at Cochrane, we create short simple summaries of our reviews called Plain Language Summaries. These summaries are meant to be accessible by people around the world, so they can use them to make health care decisions. We would like...
    January 26 2021
  • James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnerships enable clinicians, patients and caregivers to work together to identify and prioritise the most important areas of clinical research that could be answered by well-designed studies. In June 2015, the top 10 priorities for clinical research in primary brain and spinal cord tumours ...
    September 17 2020
  • Cochrane UK continues to offer virtual Review Author Training workshops to authors of Cochrane Intervention Reviews.There are four core workshops to help authors at different stages of review preparation, from beginning a review protocol through to completing the review. ·         RA1 Beginning a...
    August 3 2020
  • Measurement of β‐D‐glucans to detect invasive fungal infection in immunocompromised peopleWhy is improving the diagnosis of invasive fungal infections important?Fungal infections occur in people who are unable to fight infection, and these infections can be life‐threatening in this group of people. Fungal infections are difficult to diagnose....
    July 23 2020
  • Cochrane Community BlogEve Tomlinson, NIHR Network Support Fellow for the Cochrane Cancer Network presents the work completed across the cancer network to complete an exercise in stakeholder mapping.The Cochrane Cancer Network supports the work of six Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs): Breast Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology...
    June 24 2020
  • Telephone interventions for managing symptoms in adults with cancer. This is particularly important at the moment for people with cancer, who have been advised to stay at home due to COVID-19.People with cancer experience a variety of symptoms such as depression, anxiety, fatigue and pain caused by their disease and its treatment. These are often...
    June 3 2020
  • COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) - Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan CancersCoronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a new strain of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) discovered in 2019, and not previously identified in humans. Common symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. On March 11 2020, the World Health Organization (...
    April 14 2020

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