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Commons’ sense prevails for public health

Science Blog February 11, 2014

MPs in the House of Commons have overwhelmingly agreed that they want to see standardised packaging for tobacco products in the UK. What happens next?

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Our work to help GPs spot the potential warning signs of cancer

Science Blog February 10, 2014

GPs don’t have an easy task spotting cancer. Read about our work to support them and the public in spotting the potential signs of cancer earlier.

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News digest – Genes in Space, global cancer rise, overhead power lines and more

Science Blog February 8, 2014

Catch up on the latest cancer news including the release of Play to Cure: Genes in Space, predictions for a rise in global cancer rates and much more.

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Download our revolutionary mobile game to help speed up cancer research

Science Blog February 4, 2014

Read about Genes in Space, a unique and enjoyable game that could help our scientists identify the DNA faults that lead to cancer.

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News digest – neuroblastoma trial, standardised packaging vote, whole-body ‘snapshot’ and more

Science Blog February 1, 2014

This week’s cancer news featured our neuroblastoma trial, overwhelming support for standardised cigarette packs, plus a specialised whole-body scan and more.

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Helping to choose which trials Cancer Research UK funds: a patient’s perspective

Science Blog January 30, 2014

Shirley Harrison is a patient representative on one of our science funding committees – she explains her role and shares her story.

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Why today’s reports about skin cancer and alcohol are misleading

Science Blog January 29, 2014

The evidence that triggered headlines about heavy drinking and melanoma isn’t strong enough to link skin cancer and alcohol.

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