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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Category: Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

Category: Science Blog March 26, 2014

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

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Joining forces to fight lung cancer

Category: Science Blog March 25, 2014

What has the shape of a protein got to do with giving lung cancer patients the best treatments? A team of our researchers have the answer.

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A bug’s life: H. pylori and stomach cancer

Category: Science Blog March 7, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

In the next in our Cancer and Infections series, we look at the stomach bug H. pylori and how it’s linked with cancer.

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The link between cancer and infections

Category: Science Blog February 26, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.

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Our work to help GPs spot the potential warning signs of cancer

Category: Science Blog February 10, 2014

GPs don’t have an easy task spotting cancer. Read about our work to support them and the public in spotting the potential signs of cancer earlier.

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A groundbreaking clinical trial for children with aggressive neuroblastoma

Category: Science Blog August 13, 2013

Neuroblastoma is a type of childhood cancer and our researchers are pioneering new clinical trials to tackle aggressive forms of the disease – how does it work?

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