Category: Science Blog December 15, 2011
When it came to avoiding extremes, Goldilocks knew what she was doing as she plumped for the perfect porridge. In fact, her skill in finding the happy medium wa...
Category: Science Blog December 1, 2011
Being told your child has cancer is every parent’s worst nightmare. But every year, around 1500 families are given this devastating news. And while survival r...
Category: Science Blog November 16, 2011
No man is an island – we exist together with other people in families, communities and societies. The same is true of cancer cells – they need a host of non...
Category: Science Blog October 12, 2011
Pancreatic cancer continues to be one of the hardest cancers to treat, so as part of our Research Strategy, we’ve pledged to boost research in this area with ...
Category: Science Blog September 30, 2011
Dr Des Powe wants to find out whether beta blockers could be used to treat cancer. Can you teach an old drug new tricks? Thanks to a project grant from our Pop...
Category: Science Blog August 5, 2011
We revisit a discovery that spawned a whole new field of cancer research and led to the development of drugs that are used to treat cancer patients today.
Category: Science Blog April 27, 2011
Scientists are constantly asking why so many of us get cancer, but perhaps an equally interesting question is why so many of us don’t. Every single day, the D...