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Science Surgery: ‘Could more cancers be caused by inherited faulty genes than we now think?’

Category: Science blog July 11, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Science Surgery

In our new #ScienceSurgery series, we’re answering your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Victoria’s question.

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Our milestones: How a surprise discovery is helping improve cancer diagnosis

Category: Science blog July 10, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 26 of 28 in the series Our milestones

Find out how an unexpected discovery by our scientists almost 2 decades ago is helping improve cancer diagnosis today.

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News digest – Promising early results for cancer vaccines, calls for more gene testing in the NHS, warning for alcohol and cancer, and… manicures and cancer risk?

Category: Science blog July 8, 2017 2 comments

Promising early results for cancer vaccines, calls for more gene testing in the NHS, warning for alcohol and cancer, and... manicures and cancer risk? Here's ou...

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News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

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The UK is 10 years smoke-free and there’s more at stake than just clean-smelling clothes

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.

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Why you need to ‘opt in’ to keep hearing from Cancer Research UK

Category: Science blog June 30, 2017 0 comments

Cancer Research UK is becoming an ‘opt-in’ charity – but what exactly does that mean for you and the way we work?

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Lung cancer discovery points to a better way to personalise immunotherapy

Category: Science blog June 27, 2017 1 comment

New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t.

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News digest – 8 new grand cancer challenges, blood tests, personalising immunotherapy and… ‘go natural’?

Category: Science blog June 24, 2017 0 comments

8 new Grand Challenges in cancer research launched, blood tests for prostate cancer, making immunotherapy more personal and… ‘go natural’? Here’s our we...

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8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

Category: Science blog June 22, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 0 comments

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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