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The cheek of it – how you could help beat blood cancer

Category: Science blog March 5, 2015

Find out about blood stem cell donation, how you could get involved and even help save someone’s life

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Hide and seek: tracing prostate cancer’s origins

Category: Science blog March 4, 2015

We explore new research from our scientists showing that seemingly ‘normal’ prostate cells may carry important genetic faults commonly found in tumours.

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Diagnosing cancer early – how far have we come?

Category: Science blog March 4, 2015

Five years ago we measured the size of the early diagnosis prize – now we provide an update on the research looking to help diagnose more cancers earlier.

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How the NHS could improve cancer survival over the next five years

Category: Science blog March 3, 2015

Last Friday was the deadline to submit evidence to NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce – and we, like many others, put in a response. Read what it included.

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Aiming for the stars? Announcing our plans for a Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog March 2, 2015

Find out about our new Grand Challenge to beat cancer, which we launched at an event in London last week.

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News digest – smoking mortality, tobacco industry tactics, ‘head-transplants’ and more.

Category: Science blog February 28, 2015

New research suggests 2/3 smokers could die from their habit. The tobacco industry fails to overturn anti-tobacco legislation again plus, ‘head-transplants’...

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Pushing ‘unstable’ pancreatic cancers over the edge

Category: Science blog February 26, 2015

We look at fascinating new research from our scientists showing that pancreatic cancer can be split into four different types.

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