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Discovering unknown causes of cancer through ‘fingerprints’ in DNA

Category: Science blog April 18, 2017 0 comments

It’s a cliché, but prevention really is better than cure. We often talk of more than 4 in 10 cancers being preventable,...

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Targeting cancer spread: keeping breast tumours under LOX and key

Category: Science blog April 18, 2017 0 comments

Find out how our scientists are developing a way to target a troublesome cancer molecule, LOX.

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News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's k...

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Cancer living outside the body, unravelling a cellular mystery and targeting ‘sleeping’ cancer cells: our latest cutting-edge science projects

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 4 comments

Our rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund.

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Blood tests, microbes, immunotherapy and more: AACR 2017’s hottest topics

Category: Science blog April 13, 2017 0 comments

At AACR 2017, thousands of doctors and scientists shared progress in cancer research. Read about the hottest topics.

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9 burning questions about CRISPR genome editing answered

Category: Science blog April 11, 2017 0 comments

In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that p...

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News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?

Category: Science blog April 8, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapy could boost lung cancer survival; a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours; concerns over crisps; air pollution ...

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Not actually a pain in the neck: how cancer took me from patient to psychiatrist

Category: Science blog April 7, 2017 8 comments

For World Health Day a cancer survivor shares his story about tackling mental health issues after treatment, and how it in...

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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Science Snaps: mapping cellular ‘stars’, one molecule at a time

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

How do you study cell division, without cells?

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