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Expert opinion: Professor Dion Morton – combining chemo and surgery in colon cancer

Science Blog December 3, 2012

Earlier this month we announced trial results showing that giving patients with colon cancer (bowel cancer that originates in the colon) a short course of chem...

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Podcast: Dentists help spot mouth cancer, cannabis chemical on trial, Stand Up To Cancer and more

Science Blog October 17, 2012

In this month’s podcast, we hear how a third of cancers in the elderly are diagnosed through an emergency hospital admission and take a look at a report c...

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Trial success helps patients avoid radical bladder cancer surgery

Science Blog April 23, 2012

Last week we reported on the success of a major bladder cancer trial, funded by Cancer Research UK. The practice-changing trial will mean that, in future, fewer...

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Joining forces against womb cancer

Science Blog October 18, 2010

When it comes to cancer, radiotherapy is a mainstay of modern day cancer treatment. As we recently highlighted, it’s a little known fact it plays a key role i...

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‘Starvation gene’ could make resistance futile for ovarian cancer cells

Science Blog August 17, 2010

Every time a cell divides, its chromosomes go through a country dance. Forming pairs, they line up in a neat row, facing each other, before dramatically shimmyi...

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Confused about what causes breast cancer? Read on

Science Blog August 11, 2010

When it comes to what causes breast cancer, the evidence can be confusing. And the constant flow of often conflicting reports in the media does little to help m...

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‘Molecular relay race’ at the heart of new targeted cancer therapy

Science Blog July 16, 2010

A big problem in cancer treatment is how to deliver enough of the drugs needed to treat the tumour without causing excessive side effects. To make matters worse...

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