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Dr Jeremy Harris

22 June 2022

We were delighted to work with Dr Jeremy Harris of the Groves Medical Practice, Chairman of Surrey and Sussex LMC to organise a virtual training event, in partnership with the LMC and representatives from 300 GP practices. 

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Interview on Laurie Todd's story with Radio Jackie

24 June 2021

Why the Laurie Todd Foundation and why oesophageal cancer research is so important at Kingston hospital and Kingston University

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The Times - March 17, 2021

University College Hospital in London has adapted the "cytosponge" for patients with a condition called "Barrett's oesophagus in which cells lining the gullet grow abnormally.

These patients are at a higher risk of oesophageal cancer so need regular screening. Traditionally this would have required and endoscopy which not a pleasant experience.

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Kingston Hospital Charity Newsletter - Autumn 20

It is hoped this research, which is being supported by the Laurie Todd Foundation, will lead to future insights into the causes and treatment of these increasingly common cancers, via early screening and vaccination.

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3 November 2020

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Blood Test

27 November 2020

The Galleri blood test, developed by GRAIL, can detect early stage cancers through a simple blood test, and will be piloted with 165,000 patients in a world-first deal struck by NHS England.

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July 31, 2020

A ‘sponge on a string’ pill test has been hailed a ‘game changer’ by Cambridge cancer doctors after results from a hugely successful three-year trial were published in the medical journal The Lancet today.