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  • After being treated for cancer, most people will receive follow-up care. In this interview, the lead author of a Cochrane Review looking at different types of follow-up strategies for adults after cancer treatment, Beverley Lim Høeg from the Danish Cancer Society Research Center, explains what the evidence says.Beverley Lim Høeg, of...
    December 13 2019
  • Karla Soares-Weiser, Cochrane Library’s Editor in Chief, outlined a new conflict of interest policy that is forthcoming in 2020 in a BMJ opinion piece. Cochrane is committed to independence, transparency, and integrity in healthcare research and minimizing the impact of conflicts of interest in the conduct of Cochrane Reviews. This commitment...
    December 9 2019
  • Sarah Chapman reflects on conversations in Cochrane and beyond about choosing images to illustrate heath topics.Lightbulb moment? Cue the clichéd stock image. But maybe I could be excused for once, as I had one of these when a colleague from Cochrane Tobacco Addiction sent me a blog about quitting smoking, with this request for a choice of image...
    December 5 2019
  • On 29th November, we welcomed eighteen trainees to the Cochrane UK office for a training day featuring talks and workshops. The attendees were members of the Cochrane UK Trainee Advisory Group (CUKI-TAG), who each also invited a colleague to attend. The CUKI-TAG is a group of UK qualified junior doctors and dentists, launched in 2015 in order...
    December 4 2019
  • In this blog for men making decisions about having a prostate biopsy, Fransisco Lopez and Alastair Lamb talk about benefits, harms and targeting the cancer that matters.Prostate cancer is a disease with multiple behaviours, ranging from small tumours which are clinically meaningless and don’t represent any threat to men, to aggressive lesions that...
    November 28 2019
  • Cochrane are delighted to announce plans for Cochrane’s Virtual #CochraneSantiago which will be held online from 2-6 December 2019 and open to all Cochrane members and supporters.Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together the world’s most influential health researchers, scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients to...
    November 27 2019
  • Dr David Sackett was an originator of clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine. He contributed extensively to the development of research methods through his books and published articles, as well as through education and lectures at McMaster and around the world. Notably he turned clinical research into a scientifically sound and...
    November 27 2019
  • In this question & answer session, Lynda Ware a former GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, talks about Cochrane, Evidence-Based Medicine and speaking with your healthcare provider about treatment decisions.In a line or two, can you describe what Cochrane does?Cochrane is a global organization dedicated...
    November 26 2019
  • Interview with review author Beverley Lim Høeg, from the Danish Cancer Society Research CenterWhat is the aim of this review?More and more people are surviving cancer and receiving follow-up care. The aim of this review was to compare the effectiveness of different types of follow-up care after completion of cancer treatment on the...
    November 26 2019
  • We are hosting a free training day in Dublin for Information Specialists, Managing Editors and their Assistants. The day will take place at The Gibson Hotel, Point Square, North Dock, Dublin, on Monday 20th April 2020. This is the day before the joint Cochrane Ireland and Cochrane UK Symposium begins, taking place in the same venue on...
    November 21 2019

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