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Speeding up breast cancer diagnosis using AI

A ground-breaking project involving Addenbrooke's has been awarded £1.5 million to develop AI that can help check for breast cancer - part of the government's plan to accelerate cancer diagnosis using artificial intelligence.

7 Mar 2023, 7 a.m.
Ambika Chadha

Mixed reality technology day

Addenbrooke's staff have been trying out the latest in mixed reality technology to see how it can be used to improve patient care, productivity and medical expertise.

3 Mar 2023, 2 p.m.
Sasha smiling

Sasha's story: how whole genome sequencing ended a decade of questions

From the moment Sasha was born her parents were aware she had some differences - ten years later whole genome sequencing at Cambridge provided an answer.

28 Feb 2023, 2 p.m.
Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald with her OBE

Cambridge Professor receives OBE for services to cancer

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, director of the Early Cancer Institute, has received an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to cancer.

22 Feb 2023, 3 p.m.
Deborah Swan working within the confines of a collapsed building in Turkey

Addenbrooke’s nurse flies to Turkey earthquake zone

An Addenbrooke’s emergency department nurse deployed to Turkey with the UK International Search and Rescue team (UKISAR) has told of their mission to save lives in the earthquake zone – and the terror of after-shocks.

21 Feb 2023, 2:56 p.m.
Blood tubes

Blood cancer manipulates immune cells to survive

The most comprehensive study to date of the blood cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, has provided fascinating insights into what tumour cells must do to survive.

21 Feb 2023, 2 p.m.
Dr Muaazh Wasil in ED

Surgeons TV series ends with complex trauma cases

Every year in the UK 150,000 people are injured in road traffic collisions – and at 9pm on Wednesday (22 Feb) BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons - at the Edge of Life’ follows Addenbrooke’s clinicians taking on two of the most complex cases.

17 Feb 2023, 10:41 a.m.
Nikesh Thiruchelvam (consultant reconstructive urological surgeon) and Nikita Bhatt (registrar) in theatre with team

Life changing surgery on teenager with scoliosis

Addenbrooke’s surgeons perform life changing scoliosis surgery to straighten the spine, but face the risk of paralysing their 17 year-old patient –– in the next episode of ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ at 9pm on BBC Two on Wednesday (15 Feb).

10 Feb 2023, 9 a.m.
Breath test trial for liver disease

Trial success for liver disease breath test

Addenbrooke's patients have been involved in a trial to develop a breath test for diagnosing liver disease - with the technology also being adapted to detect cancer.

9 Feb 2023, 3 p.m.
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Waiting times update

We are currently undertaking a review of all patients on our waiting list for tests or procedures.

9 Feb 2023, 9 a.m.
Sammy Ellis wearing white coat in lab, holding up a vial containing a fluid

Skills for life: National Apprenticeship Week

We’re sharing the stories of some of our apprentices as part of National Apprenticeship Week — and celebrating the positive impact they make to staff and patients at our hospitals.

7 Feb 2023, 1 a.m.
The Addenbrooke's reception entrance

Industrial action

The Royal College of Nursing has confirmed that industrial action, in the form of strike action, will take place at CUH on both Monday 06 and Tuesday 07 February.

7 Feb 2023, 12:01 a.m.
Members of Cambridge Children's Press Pack

Let's Connect: Children's Mental Health Week

Young people from across the region involved in the Cambridge Children's Hospital project have been talking about what helps boost their mental wellbeing for Children's Mental Health week.

6 Feb 2023, 10 a.m.
Headshot of Jamie wearing a black zipped top, standing in front of a plain background

High risk surgery on teen testicular cancer patient

Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge undertake some of the most complex operations in the country –– and at 9pm on BBC Two on Wednesday (8 Feb) this includes high-risk surgery on a teenager, following treatment for testicular cancer.

3 Feb 2023, 10 a.m.
Emma Carpenter

Hand operation saves piano playing career

Musician and singer Emma Carpenter had urgent surgery at Addenbrooke's after seriously injuring her hand in a knife accident, severing two tendons and jeopardising her career.

31 Jan 2023, 8 a.m.
Miss Irum Amin in surgery

TV spotlight falls on life-changing operations

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is world-renowned for undertaking transplants – and at 9pm on BBC Two on Wednesday (1 Feb) viewers will see one of the more remarkable ones.

28 Jan 2023, 10:14 a.m.
Papworth/CUH ward

New ward opens in partnership with Royal Papworth

As part of a pioneering partnership, Addenbrooke's patients who are medically fit are being looked after in a temporary ward at Royal Papworth Hospital, ahead of being discharged.

27 Jan 2023, 10 a.m.
Front of Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

Planning permission submitted for East of England cancer hospital

A full planning application to build a new specialist cancer research hospital for the region on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus has been submitted to Cambridge City Council.

26 Jan 2023, 11 a.m.
Medicine for Members

Medicine for Members: Improving the diagnosis of dementia in memory clinics - can machine learning help?

Receive the latest understanding of dementia, when it begins and how to detect it.

25 Jan 2023, 6:30 p.m.
Clara, December 2022

New genetic testing clinic for children with hearing loss

A new clinic at Addenbrooke's is using genetic testing to help improve the treatment and care of children with hearing loss.

25 Jan 2023, 9:01 a.m.