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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science Blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.

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News digest – Australian smoking rates, bowel cancer genes and more

Category: Science Blog July 19, 2014

It’s been a busy week for cancer stories in the news – our bloggers highlight the pick of the bunch.

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The Mail’s coverage of our pancreatic cancer story is a disservice to patients

Category: Science Blog July 3, 2014

Earlier this week, we released new stats about how pancreatic cancer – one of the most devastating and hard to treat forms of the disease – is linked to two...

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Making breast screening more accurate

Category: Science Blog June 27, 2014

New research on a couple of specialised imaging techniques could improve breast cancer screening in the future.

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Too good to be true? A blood test ‘to predict breast cancer’

Category: Science Blog June 27, 2014

We look at the science behind media stories about a ‘simple blood test’ that apparently can ‘predict breast cancer’.

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Standard packs – nearly but not quite there

Category: Science Blog June 26, 2014

The Government today took a crucial step towards standard packs… but we’re not there quite yet. What still needs to happen?

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New immunotherapy drugs hit the headlines – how do they work?

Category: Science Blog June 2, 2014

In the light of continued media attention, we explain the science behind two exciting new types of immunotherapy drug, called PD-1 and PD-L1 blockers.

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