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Election 2015: what are the parties saying about cancer?

Category: Science blog April 17, 2015

We open up the various political party manifestos and see what they are saying about cancer and research.

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TRAIL and error – flipping cancer’s self-destruct switch

Category: Science blog April 16, 2015

We explore new research showing how particular genetic faults inside cancer cells can subvert a self-destruct switch and instead encourage cancer to spread.

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From snapshot to family tree – writing the evolutionary rule book of cancer

Category: Science blog April 15, 2015

Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.

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Science Snaps: exposing melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ to help tackle drug resistance

Category: Science blog April 13, 2015

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Science Snaps

We explore new research showing how healthy cells surrounding a melanoma may help the cancer cells become resistant to targeted cancer drugs.

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News digest – pensioners’ risk of melanoma, mimicking blood vessels, clam cancer and more

Category: Science blog April 11, 2015

Package holiday boom and increased skin cancer rates, breast cancer cells may mimic blood vessels to spread and clams can catch cancer from clams.

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News digest – prostate cancer family tree, pineapples, walnuts and more

Category: Science blog April 4, 2015

New research plots the genetic history of prostate cancer, plus misleading claims about pineapples and walnuts. Here’s this week’s cancer news.

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Diagnosing cancer earlier – the latest research from the 2015 NAEDI conference

Category: Science blog April 2, 2015

We pick the highlights from this year’s National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI) conference.

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