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Nobody deserves to die from lung cancer

Category: Science blog April 1, 2014

Lung cancer is a devastating disease and the UK’s biggest cancer killer, but people don’t like to talk about it.

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Introducing our latest arsenal in the fight against cancer

Category: Science blog February 25, 2013

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we’re able to spend hundreds of millions of pounds every year on life-saving cancer research. And our highly exper...

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You could pay to find out about your cancer risk – but you might not get what you bargained for

Category: Science blog October 28, 2010

New developments in genetic research and medical scanning are promising to usher us into a world of personalised health care. Several businesses now offer ̵...

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Can the UK achieve world class outcomes in cancer treatment?

Category: Science blog January 27, 2010

Late last year, the Department of Health announced a new pilot scheme to find out if computer programmes could help GPs to estimate a patient’s risk of cancer...

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2009: Finding the ideal cancer drug

Category: Science blog October 30, 2009

The 2009 conference ended on a high note with an inspirational talk from Professor Gerard Evan, who has recently been appointed Sir William Dunn Professor of Bi...

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2009: Cell metabolism – cancer’s Achilles’ heel?

Category: Science blog October 21, 2009

Scientists have been researching cell metabolism – how our cells produce and use energy – for decades. And this is a particularly pertinent topic in cancer,...

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Genetic tests for cancer?

Category: Science blog January 28, 2009

In recent years more and more companies have started selling genetic tests to the public directly from the web. In some places genetic testing has even become a...

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