ECLS trial shows reduction in late-stage diagnoses of lung cancer

Lung cancer affects more than 5000 people every year in Scotland and within a year 4000 have died, usually because the diagnosis is made too late for curative treatment. Now results from the Early detection of Cancer of the Lung …

31st July 2020 | news

Sir James Mackenzie Institute for Early Diagnosis Launch

Early diagnosis key to survival   A new institute, created to help improve earlier diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health and infection, has been launched at the University of St Andrews.   Early diagnosis is key in effective treatment, …

24th September 2019 | cmed

New blood test trialled on 12,000 Scots catches lung cancer early

Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Scotland, with a quarter of all cancer deaths attributed to lung cancer. The current five-year survival rate is approximately 60% for stage I lung cancer but is only …

18th September 2019 | news

John Bradley Clinical Research Program

Over the summer, third year medical student Janan Illango took part in the John Bradley Clinical Research Program held in Toronto, Canada. The John Bradley Clinical Research Program has two core components: a) learning and demonstrating core competencies in applied …

3rd September 2019 | news

ECLS at Dundee Science Centre

As part of the British Science Week, visitors of the Dundee Science Centre had the opportunity to learn and talk about the ECLS early cancer detection test for lung cancer.

22nd March 2019 | news

Summer School Subject Taster Session

On 14th June Iuliana Kanya, Henry Rae and Frank Sullivan led a Summer School Subject Taster Session for 4th year school pupils on Fife interested in studying medicine in St Andrews.

16th June 2017 | news

Balancing efficient and ethical recruitment in primary care research

Professor Frank Sullivan recently contributed to a workshop on ‘Balancing efficient and ethical recruitment in primary care research’ at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

11th May 2017 | news