CBC on Tour: Catching cancer early – how long is a piece of string?

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald spoke as part of our CBC on Virtual Tour about her practice-changing work on the early detection of cancer. She explained how she has developed the Cytosponge or ‘sponge on a string’ pill test as a screening tool to identify people at greatest risk of cancer of the food pipe (oesophagus) – from the initial idea through to the latest clinical trial results.