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New data on cancer treatment to help improve care

Category: Science blog August 31, 2016

Our chief clinician offers his thoughts on new data looking at one aspect of the effects of certain cancer treatments acro...

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News digest – cancer is a ‘perfect storm’, obesity, unbalanced cells and… mind control?

Category: Science blog August 27, 2016

Cancer is down to more than just bad luck; obesity and cancer makes headlines, and could a mind-manipulating microbe help ...

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Bowel bacteria, drugs targeting cancers’ metabolic weaknesses and DNA ‘signatures’ – the brightest new ideas in cancer research

Category: Science blog August 26, 2016

What do you get when you combine scientists, a ‘Dragon’s Den’-style pitch, and £200,000 to fund cancer research?

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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

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Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

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News digest – ‘Inexcusable’ Government obesity plan, tiny robots, precision medicine and… mummies?

Category: Science blog August 20, 2016

We think the Government’s long-awaited plan to tackle childhood obesity isn’t good enough; tiny robots could tackle ca...

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood...

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