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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

Read Professor Andy Pearson’s story, exploring his career researching childhood cancer and what the future holds for the BEACON neuroblastoma trial.

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Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

Category: Science Blog July 24, 2014

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

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News digest – vasectomies and prostate cancer, fishing for cells, brain tumour epilepsy and more

Category: Science Blog July 12, 2014

Vasectomies and prostate cancer, fishing for rogue tumours cells in blood, a discovery on brain tumour epilepsy plus much more – here’s the week’s news.

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News digest – pancreatic cancer stats, ‘nanoparticles’, chips and more

Category: Science Blog July 5, 2014

Inaccurate pancreatic cancer stats, ‘microscopic balls’, lung cancer centre of excellence, plus our latest funding award - here’s the week’s cancer news...

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CRUK Parliament Day 2014 – as it happened

Category: Science Blog June 30, 2014

Latest updates and news from our 2014 Parliament Day. Follow the discussion on Twitter using #beatcancersooner

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News digest – breast cancer ‘blood test’, next steps for plain packs, round melanoma cells and more

Category: Science Blog June 28, 2014

A ‘simple blood test’ for breast cancer, new announcement on standard packs, plus shape-shifting skin cancer cells and much more – here’s the week’s news.

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