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News digest – lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial, tumour goggles, 3D-printed cancer cells and more

Science Blog April 19, 2014

This week’s news featured our ambitious new clinical trial aiming to advance treatment for lung cancer, plus goggles for surgery and 3D-printed cancer cells.

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Science Snaps: designer drugs

Science Blog April 18, 2014

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest instalment of Science Snaps we explore some science illustration and research looking at targeted cancer treatments.

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Stratified medicine and the lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial – part of a cancer care revolution

Science Blog April 17, 2014

We’re launching an ambitious new clinical trial aiming to advance treatment for patients with lung cancer – so how will it work?

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EU Tobacco Products Directive: 10 reasons why it’s good news for public health

Science Blog April 14, 2014

In a guest post, Linda McAvan MEP outlines what the EU Tobacco Products Directive is and what it means for public health.

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News digest – when muscle turns to bone, prostate cancer tests, ‘zombie’ cancer cells and more

Science Blog April 12, 2014

Catch up on the week’s big cancer new stories, including a remarkable link between two rare and devastating diseases, plus much more.

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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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When muscle turns to bone – clues for treating deadly childhood brain tumours

Science Blog April 7, 2014

What links a rare form of childhood brain tumour and an even rarer disease that turns muscle into bone? Our researchers have just discovered the answer.

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