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News digest – breast cancer radiotherapy, fluorescent fish, DIY sunscreen and more

Category: Science Blog July 26, 2014

A new radiotherapy technique for breast cancer, fluorescent fish and melanoma, plus worrying reports of DIY sunscreen – here’s the week’s news.

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

Read Professor Andy Pearson’s story, exploring his career researching childhood cancer and what the future holds for the BEACON neuroblastoma trial.

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Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

Category: Science Blog July 24, 2014

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science Blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.

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News digest – Australian smoking rates, bowel cancer genes and more

Category: Science Blog July 19, 2014

It’s been a busy week for cancer stories in the news – our bloggers highlight the pick of the bunch.

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Guest post: Smoking in people with mental health issues

Category: Science Blog July 15, 2014

We recently spotted an interesting-looking paper on smoking and mental health, so we asked Suzi Gage – an expert in the field – to have a look.

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