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News digest – Ireland: ‘yes’ to standard packs, ‘normal’ prostate cells not so normal, plums and more

Category: Science blog March 7, 2015

Ireland votes ‘yes’ on standard tobacco packs, how ‘normal’ prostate cells might not be so normal, and what’s the deal with this new plum?

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Tackling tobacco use on all fronts

Category: Science blog March 6, 2015

From ‘Power Walls’ to local decisions, we look at two new reports helping to build crucial bits of evidence for a comprehensive UK tobacco control strategy.

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The cheek of it – how you could help beat blood cancer

Category: Science blog March 5, 2015

Find out about blood stem cell donation, how you could get involved and even help save someone’s life

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Hide and seek: tracing prostate cancer’s origins

Category: Science blog March 4, 2015

We explore new research from our scientists showing that seemingly ‘normal’ prostate cells may carry important genetic faults commonly found in tumours.

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Diagnosing cancer early – how far have we come?

Category: Science blog March 4, 2015

Five years ago we measured the size of the early diagnosis prize – now we provide an update on the research looking to help diagnose more cancers earlier.

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How the NHS could improve cancer survival over the next five years

Category: Science blog March 3, 2015

Last Friday was the deadline to submit evidence to NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce – and we, like many others, put in a response. Read what it included.

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Aiming for the stars? Announcing our plans for a Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog March 2, 2015

Find out about our new Grand Challenge to beat cancer, which we launched at an event in London last week.

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