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Could aspirin boost cancer immunotherapy?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2015

We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.

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Two years on for our pioneering TRACERx lung cancer study

Category: Science blog September 2, 2015

Two years ago we launched a pioneering £15m lung cancer study. Find out what’s happened since, through the eyes of Terrence, a patient taking part.

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To Test Cancer Sooner, we need the Government to invest in the NHS

Category: Science blog September 1, 2015

Find out why we’re campaigning for the Government to invest more in diagnosing cancer earlier – and sign our petition to make sure our voice is heard.

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Newly funded research – understanding cancer at the population level

Category: Science blog August 31, 2015

Our Population Research Committee funds research on the causes and effects of cancer across large groups of people. Recently they funded several new projects.

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News digest – another not-so-simple ‘blood test’, 3D virtual tumour, reprogrammed cells and… purple potatoes?

Category: Science blog August 29, 2015

A ‘blood test’ that’s not so simple, scientists create a 3D computer model of a tumour, but haven’t reprogrammed cells nor said purple potatoes are awes...

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How we’re building a community to beat oesophageal cancer

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

We recap what happened at our first ever international conference for oesophageal cancer in Oxford.

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To improve radiotherapy for patients, we need to raise its profile

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

Dr Diana Tait, chair of the Radiotherapy Awareness Programme, blogs about today’s new survey of public awareness of radiotherapy.

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