Students 4 Best Evidence is a blogging network by students, for students, who are interested in evidence-based healthcare.
In this blog for informal cancer caregivers, Beverley Lim Høeg and Pernille Envold Bidstrup, who are both psychologists and cancer researchers, look at the challenges faced by those caring for a loved-one with cancer and explore why informal caregivers deserve more support and focus in cancer treatment and research. Pernille is also the mother of a 9 year old cancer survivor.
In this blog for people making treatment decisions about prostate cancer, surgeons Francisco Lopez, Freddie Hamdy and Alastair Lamb explore the evidence, weigh up the benefits and harms, and suggest some questions that you may wish to discuss with your clinician.
We invited people to share their experiences and views on communicating about cancer on Twitter. In this blog, Sarah Chapman reflects on what emerged.
Sally Crowe reflects on her experiences of post-traumatic stress (PTS) after being diagnosed and treated for a rare cancer - a common, but little talked about outcome of having cancer.
Charlotte Squires reflects on the importance of communication skills for healthcare professionals working with people who have cancer, from her perspective both as doctor and a patient with advanced Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Liz O’Riordan reflects on the Cochrane Review Communication skills training for healthcare professionals working with people who have cancer from her perspective as both breast surgeon and someone with recurrent breast cancer.
Introducing 'Contemplating Cancer', Cochrane UK's special series of blogs and other resources sharing cancer evidence and experience.
A blog for GPs on antibody tests for COVID-19
Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, explains why detecting diseases earlier by screening is not always beneficial, and may – in some cases – be harmful.
20th October is World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day. Cochrane UK’s Knowledge Brokers, Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, take up its theme #EvidenceToImpact, with a reflection on the potential impact of sharing evidence in blogs and the challenges of capturing it.
In this blog for people undergoing IVF, Sarah Lensen (Cochrane editor) and Noortje Uphoff (previous IVF patient) look at the latest Cochrane evidence on IVF add-ons.
Katie Westwood, Paediatric Registrar, looks at Cochrane evidence on the prevention and treatment of jaundice in neonates