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

Category: Science blog November 6, 2016 0 comments

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

Category: Science blog August 5, 2016 Comments are closed

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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‘We urgently need kinder treatments for children’ – Noemi and Zofeya’s story

Category: Science blog July 25, 2016 13 comments

When she was 4 years old, Zofeya was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour. Here, Noemi, Zofeya's mom, sh...

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‘I constantly see research improving outcomes for patients’ – Richard’s story

Category: Science blog July 22, 2016 101 comments

Three years ago, Richard was diagnosed with testicular cancer, and was treated with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy...

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“Having cancer made it professional and personal” – Lauren’s story.

Category: Science blog July 20, 2016 3 comments

Last year Lauren was about to start a year of study abroad in Hong Kong when her mum Julie was diagnosed with breast cance...

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‘I don’t let anything beat me’ – Keith’s story

Category: Science blog July 18, 2016 1 comment

Keith Hubbard is just one of the stories featured in our Annual Review, highlighting the progress we’re making and our a...

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