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News digest – Government science funding, exercise and prostate cancer, drug approval and more

Category: Science Blog December 20, 2014

Government science funding announcement, exercise and prostate cancer, plus a handful of stories about drug approval – here’s the week’s cancer news.

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Six Citizen Science milestones from 2014 – number four is out of this world

Category: Science Blog December 18, 2014

From vast lengths of DNA to years of collective teamwork, we look back on the achievements of our 300,000 Citizen Scientists in 2014.

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Dances with Pharma: part 2 – How Cancer Research UK works with industry

Category: Science Blog December 17, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In the second part of this two-part series, we look at our work with industry, why it’s important, and how we try to influence the way drugs get to patients.

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Dances with Pharma: part 1 – why are drugs so expensive?

Category: Science Blog December 16, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In this first in a two-part series, we take a look at how cancer drugs get to patients, and at some of reasons behind the spiralling costs.

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“I want to make sure that radiotherapy is accessible to everyone” – Elizabeth’s story

Category: Science Blog December 12, 2014

Cancer Campaigns Ambassador Elizabeth Bailey shares her personal story of breast cancer and why she campaigns for Government to improve access to radiotherapy.

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Guest post: Claims of a cure for cancer? Ask For Evidence

Category: Science Blog December 11, 2014

Early career researcher Lydia Le Page blogs about Sense About Science’s new initiative, ‘Ask For Evidence’.

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