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Discovering new ways to prevent cancer

Category: Science blog July 28, 2015

Earlier this year we held a three-day workshop searching for the best new research ideas in cancer prevention – here’s what happened.

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News digest – cancer Taskforce, bone drugs for breast cancer, Tasmanian Devils and…coffee pot rice?

Category: Science blog July 25, 2015

New recommendations for NHS cancer care, bone-strengthening drugs, Tasmanian Devil tumours and do you really need to cook rice in a coffee pot?

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The NCIN conference – ‘learning more, researching more, and translating more into practice’

Category: Science blog July 24, 2015

We look at the hot topics that were discussed at last month’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) ‘Cancer Outcomes’ conference in Belfast.

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Hitting the self-destruct switch – standing up to womb cancer with PARP inhibitors

Category: Science blog July 23, 2015

We take a look at what a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors are doing to fight womb cancer.

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‘Laughing helps you get through it’ – Rowena’s story

Category: Science blog July 21, 2015

Rowena Kincaid gives Cancer Research UK an exclusive look into what she learned while making her documentary, Before I Kick the Bucket, for BBC Wales.

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Shape-shifting molecular cousins are the key to DNA repair

Category: Science blog July 20, 2015

It’s taken years of frustration and dedication (not to mention countless hours spent in a small room roughly the temperature of a domestic fridge) but the har...

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Taskforce report: achieving world-class cancer outcomes

Category: Science blog July 19, 2015

Alongside my role as Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, I am honoured to have spent the last 6 months chairing the Independent Cancer Taskforce, and we hav...

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