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Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

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News digest – ‘Inexcusable’ Government obesity plan, tiny robots, precision medicine and… mummies?

Category: Science blog August 20, 2016

We think the Government’s long-awaited plan to tackle childhood obesity isn’t good enough; tiny robots could tackle ca...

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood...

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All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?

Category: Science blog August 17, 2016

Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren't. We ...

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News digest – apricot kernels, CRISPR, waiting time target missed (again) and… is tap water bad?

Category: Science blog August 13, 2016

Apricot kernels, CRISPR, waiting time target missed and is tap water bad? Here’s this week’s cancer news.

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News Digest – the Crick, smoking and…….dogs?

Category: Science blog August 5, 2016

On Monday, Macmillan released figures showing that more than 170,000 people who were diagnosed with cancer in the 70s and ...

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