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Bill Bryson: notes from a non-scientist

Category: Science blog December 6, 2012

In one of our boldest steps yet in our fight against cancer we’ve pledged to raise £100million to support the building of the Francis Crick Institute. The Cr...

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Cancer is the biggest premature killer

Category: Science blog November 3, 2011

Despite tremendous progress against cancer in recent decades, the disease remains a huge health challenge in the UK. Only last week, our Chief Executive Harpal ...

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Flora’s story shows how our vital research is beating cancer

Category: Science blog September 16, 2010

Flora Skeates knows only too well the difference that cancer research makes. Diagnosed with bowel cancer when she was just 28, her treatment involved the drug o...

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Making a impact in rarer cancers – the ABC02 trial

Category: Science blog April 8, 2010

Finding new treatments for rare and hard-to-treat cancers is one of our greatest challenges. The best way of testing out new or improved treatments is to run a ...

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Show your support for sunbed legislation

Category: Science blog January 13, 2010

Today in Parliament we held a briefing for MPs to kick start Julie Morgan’s bid to take forward a Private Member’s Bill on sunbeds, which would protect ...

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