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News digest – cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, lung cancer blood tests and… chocolate?

Category: Science blog December 10, 2016 0 comments

Cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, blood tests and… chocolate?

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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 5 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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An intelligent knife and kinder treatments – some of our pioneering new clinical trials

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 0 comments

We take a look at some of our new, pioneering clinical trials.

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Can cutting out chocolate really hold cancer at bay?

Category: Science blog December 8, 2016 0 comments

There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

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Could a smartphone app help doctors diagnose lung cancer?

Category: Science blog December 6, 2016 0 comments

We’ve developed an app that could help doctors analyse lung scans and care for patients who may be diagnosed with lung cancer.

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The sugar tax: a sweet stocking filler?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2016 0 comments

The Government has published its draft legislation for the sugar tax.

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News digest – ‘Trojan-horse’ drugs, our largest research investment to date, magic mushrooms and… ‘white wine causes melanoma’?

Category: Science blog December 3, 2016 0 comments

‘Trojan-horse’ drugs, our largest research investment to date, a magic mushroom chemical and can white wine really cause melanoma?

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Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Category: Science blog November 29, 2016 0 comments

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

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Helping patients get the right cancer test first time, and faster

Category: Science blog November 28, 2016 0 comments

A series of projects are testing a new way to potentially diagnose some cancers earlier, we take a look at how the approach might work.

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News digest – a bathtub of sugary drinks, struggling pathology labs, plain cigarette packaging in Oz and…. jet lag?

Category: Science blog November 26, 2016 0 comments

Teenagers drink a bathtub of sugary drinks a year, pathology labs are struggling, plain cigarette packages are putting teens off smoking in Oz and… jet lag?

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