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NEWS 27th September 2016

Pioneering technology created by Manchester company used in Staffordshire to offer more accurate cervical cancer diagnosis

Pioneering technology created by a Manchester company is now being used in two hospitals in Staffordshire to improve the speed and accuracy in diagnosing pre-cancerous conditions of the cervix. The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust have adopted an innovative cervical cancer diagnostic system called ZedScan™, devolved by Manchester based Zilico, at the gynaecology…

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Manchester is the Northwest’s forward looking and inspirational city region. It is a world-class business and investment location with all the benefits and attractions of a vibrant European metropolis.

The geographical area of the Manchester City Region covers the ten local authorities of Greater Manchester – Bury, Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan – and stretches out to encompass areas such as Macclesfield and Warrington, comprising the expansive travel to work area for the conurbation core.


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