Dismal prognosis of brain stem glioma confirmed by new systematic review

Posted on Wednesday 5 July 2017

Knowing more about the outcome of a condition, and what features may change that outcome, can be important for those affected. It also enables the identification of clues for developing new therapies. Dr Hadeel Hassan, a children's doctor and previous NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in HYMS and CRD, undertook a systematic review to examine the outcome for children with an aggressive type of brain tumour - brainstem glioma.


Guidelines to prevent nausea and vomiting in paediatric cancer patients

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

The collaborative work of the Centre can make a real difference to patients and researchers, but it might take a few years to come to fruition.


Meta-review on support for carers

Posted on Tuesday 4 April 2017

The latest report from our Evidence Synthesis Centre has been published, an updated meta-review (review of reviews) of evidence on support for carers.


Evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of regenerative medicines

Posted on Wednesday 8 March 2017

A methodological study involving several CRD researchers along with colleagues at the Centre for Health Economics has recently been published as an NIHR Health Technology Assessment report.


PROSPERO registrations reach 20,000

Posted on Tuesday 28 February 2017

PROSPERO, CRD’s international prospective register of systematic review protocols has reached the landmark achievement of 20,000 registrations.


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