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Building the evidence for innovative radiotherapy

Category: Science Blog August 26, 2014

A look at a Government announcement to help fund some of our radiotherapy trials

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News digest – ‘top four’ death rates drop, Bob Marley, Botox and more

Category: Science Blog August 23, 2014

Falling death rates for the top four cancer killers, new research on the skin cancer that killed Bob Marley and could Botox be used to treat stomach cancer?

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Botox for stomach cancer? No, but the research is fascinating

Category: Science Blog August 22, 2014

We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer

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Bob Marley, genomics, and a rare form of melanoma

Category: Science Blog August 20, 2014

Our researchers in Manchester are using the power of DNA technology to study the genetic faults in the rare type of melanoma that killed Bob Marley.

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How a microscopic ‘pump’ could get drugs into cancer cells

Category: Science Blog August 19, 2014

We explore a new US study that could be used to help spot where tumours are in the body and deliver drugs to cancer cells more efficiently.

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News digest – no to prostate cancer drug, obesity, salt injections and more

Category: Science Blog August 16, 2014

No to prostate cancer drug abiraterone, the link between obesity and cancer, plus why there’s no new treatment for cancer using salt - here’s the week’s n...

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Prostate drug decision highlights urgent need for reform

Category: Science Blog August 15, 2014

Just a week after the controversy over breast cancer drug Kadcyla, the inflexibilities within the UK’s disparate drug approval systems have been pulled into s...

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