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Our work in the community to raise cancer awareness and tackle health inequalities

Category: Science blog February 13, 2014

Our Cancer Awareness Roadshows go into the heart of communities to help raise cancer knowledge, particularly among disadvantaged groups.

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NCRI conference session: physical activity, obesity and survivorship

Category: Science blog November 13, 2012

As regular readers will know, we were at the annual National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) conference in Liverpool last week. We blogged daily updates from t...

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Highlights from the 2010 ASCO conference

Category: Science blog June 8, 2010

The annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is probably the largest gathering of cancer specialists in the world. Almost 30,000 ex...

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2009: A new dawn – Monoclonal antibodies

Category: Science blog November 6, 2009

There are so many different types of cancer drugs coming into the clinic that it can sometimes be hard to keep up.  Among the most exciting additions in the la...

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2009: Aurora, BRCA and unstable chromosomes

Category: Science blog October 9, 2009

With just 24 hours’ notice, Professor Ashok Venkitaraman stepped in at the NCRI conference to deliver an enlightening talk on how chromosomes become unsta...

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NCRI session – The cost of cancer care

Category: Science blog October 21, 2008

One of the sessions at this year’s NCRI conference was on the theme of ‘The cost of cancer care’ and included those hotly debated topics of dr...

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