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Expert opinion: Professor Karen Vousden, our new chief scientist

Category: Science blog July 27, 2016

Professor Karen Vousden is our new chief scientist. We caught up with her to get a sneak peak at what this involves, and w...

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Brexit – what does it mean for Cancer Research UK?

Category: Science blog July 26, 2016

From researcher mobility to funding for vital research - we want to ensure that cancer patients are prominent on the agend...

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‘We urgently need kinder treatments for children’ – Noemi and Zofeya’s story

Category: Science blog July 25, 2016

When she was 4 years old, Zofeya was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour. Here, Noemi, Zofeya's mom, sh...

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‘I constantly see research improving outcomes for patients’ – Richard’s story

Category: Science blog July 22, 2016

Three years ago, Richard was diagnosed with testicular cancer, and was treated with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy...

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Category: Science blog July 21, 2016

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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“Having cancer made it professional and personal” – Lauren’s story.

Category: Science blog July 20, 2016

Last year Lauren was about to start a year of study abroad in Hong Kong when her mum Julie was diagnosed with breast cance...

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