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Targeting cancer spread: keeping breast tumours under LOX and key

Category: Science blog April 18, 2017 0 comments

Find out how our scientists are developing a way to target a troublesome cancer molecule, LOX.

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News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's killer about sofas? Find out in the new...

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Cancer living outside the body, unravelling a cellular mystery and targeting ‘sleeping’ cancer cells: our latest cutting-edge science projects

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 2 comments

Our rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund.

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Blood tests, microbes, immunotherapy and more: AACR 2017’s hottest topics

Category: Science blog April 13, 2017 0 comments

At AACR 2017, thousands of doctors and scientists shared progress in cancer research. Read about the hottest topics.

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9 burning questions about CRISPR genome editing answered

Category: Science blog April 11, 2017 0 comments

In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that pop up.

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News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?

Category: Science blog April 8, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapy could boost lung cancer survival; a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours; concerns over crisps; air pollution and… can going vegan really cut the ...

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Not actually a pain in the neck: how cancer took me from patient to psychiatrist

Category: Science blog April 7, 2017 5 comments

For World Health Day a cancer survivor shares his story about tackling mental health issues after treatment, and how it inspired a career change.

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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Science Snaps: mapping cellular ‘stars’, one molecule at a time

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Science Snaps

How do you study cell division, without cells?

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Brexit: As Article 50 is triggered, what’s next for UK science and patients?

Category: Science blog April 4, 2017 0 comments

As the UK Government has triggered Article 50, our chief clinician looks at what the Brexit negotiations could mean for cancer.

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