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Working together to beat cancer in young people

Category: Science blog July 15, 2015

We talk about some of the highlights from the Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Workshop and how we can overcome some of the biggest challenges facing childhood c...

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News digest – breast cancer, tattoos, marijuana and… car crashes?

Category: Science blog July 11, 2015

Our regular round-up of the week’s cancer news.

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Keeping it local – A CLeaR commitment to tobacco control

Category: Science blog July 10, 2015

The CLeaR partnership aims to help local authorities share best practice in tobacco control policy – we report from their annual awards ceremony

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Can ‘jumping genes’ cause cancer chaos?

Category: Science blog July 10, 2015

Statistically speaking, your genome is mostly junk. Less than two per cent of it is made up of actual genes – stretches of DNA carrying instructions that tell...

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Solving a breast cancer mystery – why do ‘double-positive’ women do better?

Category: Science blog July 8, 2015

Our researchers in Cambridge have solved a long-standing mystery in breast cancer that could lead to new trials to improve treatment for the disease.

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Making sense of big cancer data

Category: Science blog July 7, 2015

A look at how researchers are using complex computer software to make sense of laboratory data on cancer

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