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European data laws – where privacy meets progress in research

Category: Science blog June 24, 2015

We look at the latest developments in Europe as a new law on EU data regulations threatens how researchers across the continent do their job.

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New NICE GP guidelines have huge ambition and potential

Category: Science blog June 23, 2015

A practising GP shares his thoughts on the new National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for suspected cancer, published today.

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Science Snaps: divide by two

Category: Science blog June 22, 2015

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Science Snaps

We home in on tiny cellular structures called ‘centrosomes’, exploring new research on cancer cell division with implications for drug development.

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News digest – Manchester Centre, cervical symptoms, organoids and… avocados?

Category: Science blog June 20, 2015

A new research centre, ‘organoids’ to beat cancer, and the deadly effects of smoking… all this and more in our weekly news digest.

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Lifting the lid on bowel screening – why doesn’t everyone invited take part?

Category: Science blog June 19, 2015

Despite the benefits, the proportion of people who take up bowel cancer screening is disappointingly low. We look at why, and how we can fix it.

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‘Turning off’ bowel cancer – as easy as APC?

Category: Science blog June 18, 2015

New research on how bowel cancer develops has revealed a weakness that opens up an avenue for developing new treatments

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The Manchester Cancer Research Centre – ‘A real powerhouse for cancer research’

Category: Science blog June 17, 2015

We caught up with Professor Nic Jones, director of the new Manchester Cancer Research Centre, to hear why he’s so excited about the new building

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