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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 3 – oncologists

Category: Science blog March 30, 2018 1 comment

Omar is an oncologist specialising in rare cancers. He’s treating patients in one of our clinical trials in London. Here, he shares his experience of the tria...

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 2 – clinical trial patients

Category: Science blog March 28, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

Cora took part in a radiotherapy clinical trial. She was treated for a type of soft tissue sarcoma, and in this post she shares her experience of the trial.

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 1 – therapeutic radiographers

Category: Science blog March 26, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

In our new blog series, we meet some of the people who help make radiotherapy possible. Part 1 comes from Kim, a therapy radiographer.

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News digest – preventable cancers, kinder radiotherapy, MRI scans, viagra and… blueberry muffins?

Category: Science blog March 24, 2018 5 comments

In the news this week: new figures put a number on preventable cancer cases in the UK, and blueberry muffins came under fire for their sugar content.

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New calculations confirm lifestyle changes could prevent 4 in 10 cancer cases

Category: Science blog March 23, 2018 28 comments

Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.

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News digest – daily junk food ads, gene ‘treasure troves’, NHS cookery classes and… child vapers?

Category: Science blog March 17, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: teenagers exposed to junk food ads are twice as likely to be obese and new child vaping research

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Cancer Alliances are the backbone of NHS cancer care. They’re about to say what staff they need

Category: Science blog March 16, 2018 1 comment

NHS cancer services are under pressure. Local Cancer Alliances are about to report on what staff they need to reduce this.

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Science Surgery: ‘What’s being done to use treatments in different types of cancer?’

Category: Science blog March 12, 2018 3 comments

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Science Surgery

In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.

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News digest – PSA test, cutting calories, cervical cancer, and… do you know what increases cancer risk?

Category: Science blog March 10, 2018 7 comments

Using the PSA test for screening, and a plan to cut calories: check out the stories behind this week’s headlines.

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British Science Week 2018: how our pioneers are exploring cancer

Category: Science blog March 9, 2018 1 comment

This British Science Week we’ll be catching up with some of our pioneering scientists that are tackling cancer differently.

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