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Combating oral cancer in Pakistan

Oral cancer is Pakistan’s most prevalent cancer, likely caused by the widespread use of smokeless tobacco, and poor oral hygiene. Researchers at the University of Warwick, led by Professor Nasir Rajpoot, in collaboration with University Hospitals Coventry, Warwickshire NHS Trust and a cancer hospital in Pakistan, are using EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account funding to develop a new and revolutionary digital pathology system to analyse image data for cancerous samples, leading to better diagnosis and treatment.

This news item first appeared in EPSRC Pioneer: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/newsevents/pubs/pioneer18/

Tue 15 August 2017, 13:22 | Tags: People Research