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Autumn Statement 2016: What it means for cancer prevention, patients and researchers

Category: Science blog November 23, 2016 3 comments

Today’s Autumn Statement offered a first look at the direction the Government will be taking in the years ahead – here’s what it means for cancer.

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Children’s cancer survivors face a tough question: do you want to ever have kids?

Category: Science blog November 21, 2016 2 comments

We spoke to four young cancer survivors about the fertility issues they faced after cancer treatment.

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News digest – startling alcohol and cancer trends, falling children’s cancer death rates, cuts to vital Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?

Category: Science blog November 19, 2016 0 comments

Worrying alcohol and cancer trends, children’s cancer death rates are falling, budget cuts to the essential Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?

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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 1 comment

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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Targeting the cell’s master controller: Myc

Category: Science blog November 15, 2016 0 comments

Cancer Research UK scientists are finding ways to target the cell’s ‘master controller’, which could have important implications for cancer treatment.

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10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

Category: Science blog November 14, 2016 51 comments

For alcohol awareness week we’re tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

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News digest – The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers?

Category: Science blog November 12, 2016 0 comments

The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers? Here’s our news digest.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 0 comments

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 0 comments

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

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International Day of Radiology: A day in the life of a breast imaging radiologist

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 0 comments

For International Day of Radiology we caught up with Dr Nisha Sharma, a breast imaging radiologist, to shed some light on what radiology is all about.

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