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Live from inside the human body: robots, blue dye and bowel cancer

Category: Science blog January 18, 2017 2 comments

In a world first, we’ve just broadcast a colonoscopy live on TV with Channel 4 to demystify and take the fear out of this procedure.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 Comments are closed

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 Comments are closed

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

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International Day of Radiology: A day in the life of a breast imaging radiologist

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 Comments are closed

For International Day of Radiology we caught up with Dr Nisha Sharma, a breast imaging radiologist, to shed some light on what radiology is all about.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 2 – blood tests, virus treatments, preventing cancer and more

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 Comments are closed

Read our highlights from day 2 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including blood tests for cancer, viruses as cancer treatments, and prizes.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 1 – lung cancer and yeast

Category: Science blog November 6, 2016 Comments are closed

We’re in Liverpool for the annual National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, sharing updates from the most exciting research on show.

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Could an app help you cut down on drinking and lower your risk of cancer?

Category: Science blog September 15, 2016 Comments are closed

Researchers have developed an app that they hope will help people cut down on drinking alcohol.

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Spotting the earliest signs of oesophageal cancer with a fluorescence-detecting camera

Category: Science blog September 8, 2016 4 comments

Our scientists in Cambridge have developed a specialised camera that could help detect precancerous changes that may develop into oesophageal cancer.

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News digest – cancer is a ‘perfect storm’, obesity, unbalanced cells and… mind control?

Category: Science blog August 27, 2016 1 comment

Cancer is down to more than just bad luck; obesity and cancer makes headlines, and could a mind-manipulating microbe help tackle ovarian cancer?

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Bowel bacteria, drugs targeting cancers’ metabolic weaknesses and DNA ‘signatures’ – the brightest new ideas in cancer research

Category: Science blog August 26, 2016 Comments are closed

What do you get when you combine scientists, a ‘Dragon’s Den’-style pitch, and £200,000 to fund cancer research?

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