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How GPs can encourage weight loss in just 30 seconds

Category: Science blog November 4, 2016 3 comments

We explore how a short chat with a GP can help kick start weight loss and potentially tackle obesity.

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Why I became a children’s cancer researcher – Richard’s story

Category: Science blog November 4, 2016 11 comments

Professor Richard Gilbertson's journey into research began in medical school. Find out what motivated him to become a world-leading expert in children's brain t...

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Scientists reveal genetic ‘signatures’ left by cigarette smoke

Category: Science blog November 3, 2016 2 comments

How does cigarette smoke harm our DNA to cause cancer? New research shows the complexity and severity of the situation.

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Science Snaps: understanding where breast cancer stems from

Category: Science blog November 2, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.

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Sellafield, radiation and childhood cancer – shedding light on cancer clusters near nuclear sites

Category: Science blog October 31, 2016 2 comments

A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?

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News digest – radiotherapy investment, immune cell exhaustion, 3D-printed torso, and… cycling?

Category: Science blog October 29, 2016 0 comments

Radiotherapy got the investment it needs this week when NHS England announced it will spend £130m upgrading or replacing ...

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Zebrafish reveal brain tumours’ secret ally

Category: Science blog October 27, 2016 4 comments

Our scientists have made it possible to see the unexpected relationship between immune cells and brain tumour cells.

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Radiotherapy gets the investment it needs

Category: Science blog October 25, 2016 10 comments

NHS England has announced that it will invest £130m in new radiotherapy machines. Read why that investment is so importan...

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News digest – GcMAF, hijacking immune cells, manipulation of blood vessels and… nose-to-tail eating?

Category: Science blog October 22, 2016 1 comment

GcMAF still being sold as a ‘cancer cure’; most countries get more calories from alcohol than sugary drinks; hijacking...

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The perfect match: making breast cancer treatment more personal

Category: Science blog October 21, 2016 2 comments

In the fourth of our series of posts for Stand Up To Cancer, we focus on a clinical trial that's finding faulty genes to i...

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