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More people are getting cancer, but what do the numbers really mean?

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 14 comments

New figures we’ve released today estimate that by the year 2035, half a million people could be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK.

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The second biggest preventable cause of cancer: being overweight

Category: Science blog October 11, 2016 8 comments

We look at recent evidence linking obesity to more types of cancer than previously thought.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2016: from Ada’s coding to computers that analyse cancer

Category: Science blog October 11, 2016 0 comments

On Ada Lovelace Day 2016, we speak to Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani about how she is using computers to help personalise cancer treatment.

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News digest – Nobel Prize week, night shifts and breast cancer risk, keeping tumour cells asleep, gut microbes and… invisibility cloaks?

Category: Science blog October 8, 2016 0 comments

Nobel Prize week, night shifts and breast cancer risk, keeping tumour cells asleep, gut microbes and… invisibility cloaks?

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Improving treatments for childhood nerve cancer means understanding its complexity

Category: Science blog October 7, 2016 0 comments

New research points to a possible way to help personalise treatment for a type of childhood cancer.

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MAP conference 2016: proving the potential of personalised medicine

Category: Science blog October 7, 2016 1 comment

Last month’s 2016 MAP conference showcased progress so far on personalised cancer treatment, and discussed future challenges.

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Meet our new research fellows 2016

Category: Science blog October 6, 2016 2 comments

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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Stoptober 2016: Could E-cigarettes help Stop Smoking Services beat addiction?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2016 8 comments

We look at how e-cigarettes are helping people quit smoking with the help of local Stop Smoking Services.

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Nobel Prize 2016: What Ohsumi’s discovery of cellular ‘self-eating’ means for cancer

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 0 comments

We take a look at how the work of 2016 Nobel Prize winner, Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi, relates to cancer.

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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – three years on

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 0 comments

We explore how local data is shaping cancer services in your area.

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