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

Category: Science blog December 3, 2012 1 comment

Earlier this month we announced trial results showing that giving patients with colon cancer (bowel cancer that originate...

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

Category: Science blog October 17, 2012 Comments are closed

In this month’s podcast, we hear how a third of cancers in the elderly are diagnosed through an emergency hospital a...

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Trial success helps patients avoid radical bladder cancer surgery

Category: Science blog April 23, 2012 1 comment

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

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Joining forces against womb cancer

Category: Science blog October 18, 2010 Comments are closed

When it comes to cancer, radiotherapy is a mainstay of modern day cancer treatment. As we recently highlighted, it’s a l...

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

Category: Science blog August 17, 2010 5 comments

Every time a cell divides, its chromosomes go through a country dance. Forming pairs, they line up in a neat row, facing e...

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Confused about what causes breast cancer? Read on

Category: Science blog August 11, 2010 3 comments

When it comes to what causes breast cancer, the evidence can be confusing. And the constant flow of often conflicting repo...

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

Category: Science blog July 16, 2010 Comments are closed

A big problem in cancer treatment is how to deliver enough of the drugs needed to treat the tumour without causing excessi...

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Research on DNA ends could lead to a blood test to monitor leukaemia

Category: Science blog June 11, 2010 Comments are closed

Our cells are dividing all the time – replacing worn-out cells and healing injuries. But cell division can be a tricky b...

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