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World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat

Category: Science blog May 31, 2017 0 comments

This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we’re taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epide...

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News digest – new smoking regulations, booze warnings, belly fat and… chug some coffee?

Category: Science blog May 27, 2017 0 comments

Plain packs are here, booze warnings, proton beam therapy, belly fat and… could drinking coffee help stave off cancer? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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Science Surgery: ‘What factors lead to a cell becoming cancerous?’

Category: Science blog May 26, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Science Surgery

Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick’s question.

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Introducing our Science Surgery series

Category: Science blog May 26, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Science Surgery

Our new series, Science Surgery, gives you the opportunity to ask us questions about cancer science and research.

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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 0 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog May 24, 2017 1 comment

Every year, around 6,300 women in the UK are told they have a condition called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). In the US ...

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 4

Category: Science blog May 23, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Jane Hair, a biobanker involved in the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 3

Category: Science blog May 22, 2017 1 comment

We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 2

Category: Science blog May 21, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Susie Brown, Trial Coordinator on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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News digest – a new idea to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… breast milk?

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 0 comments

An idea to use the Zika virus to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… is breast milk the next ‘can...

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