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News digest – Rising womb cancer rates, gene editing immune cells, missed waiting time targets and… ‘good’ bacteria?

Category: Science blog April 16, 2016

Rising womb cancer rates, gene editing tech could help make immune cells better, missed waiting time targets and do ‘good’ bacteria make a difference?

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Gene editing technology could help engineer better cancer targeting immune cells

Category: Science blog April 15, 2016

We explore how the latest gene editing technology could help our scientists engineer immune cells to precisely target and kill cancer cells.

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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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Patients of the future – part 1: diagnosis

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016

We unpick some futuristic ideas and see where the research and technology is at today – and how far away we are from turning science fiction into fact.

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‘I want to encourage other women to live healthily so that fewer women go through what I went through’ – Kath’s story

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016

Kath Bebbington shares her story of getting healthy and losing weight after being diagnosed and treated for womb cancer.

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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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