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Proton therapy is coming to the UK, but what does it mean for patients?

Science Blog September 16, 2013

Radiotherapy is a vital cancer treatment and proton beam therapy could help deliver radiotherapy in a more precise way – find out more about the benefits.

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Miracle cancer cures? Ask for evidence

Science Blog September 13, 2013

We’ve all seen those headlines reporting a new cure for cancer, but do you know fact from fiction and how to ask for evidence?

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Marking the frontlines in the global war on cancer

Science Blog September 9, 2013

We all agree that cancer is a global issue, but how has this issue evolved over time and what does the future hold?

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Tackling rare cancers must be an international effort

Science Blog August 8, 2013

We turn our focus towards rare cancers and how the difficulty in tackling these diseases can be addressed through globe-spanning research collaboration.

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Genetic “fine-tuners” and breast cancer

Science Blog August 5, 2013

In the wake of a huge study mapping cancer genetics, new research has linked a tiny bit of genetic material to the immune system and breast cancer.

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The story of temozolomide

Science Blog July 18, 2013

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series Our milestones

From its early development in the 1970′s to its use as an important treatment for adult brain tumours, we explore the history of the cancer drug temozolomide.

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‘Chocolate detects cancer’ headlines are misleading

Science Blog July 9, 2013

Newspaper headlines making elevated claims about chocolate and cancer misrepresent the research – find out what the scientists really showed.

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