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Molecular ‘safety-net’ stops tumour cell DNA being torn apart

Category: Science blog December 8, 2014

We explore new research on how cancer cells divide, and a potential weakness that could be exploited to kill them.

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News digest – the Autumn Statement and cancer, surgery in older people, broccoli and more

Category: Science blog December 6, 2014

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and what it means for cancer, new report on surgery in older patients, and is there such a thing as a ‘broccoli pill’?

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A new campaign to safeguard personal data use in research

Category: Science blog December 5, 2014

We’ve launched a new campaign to ensure the EU Data Protection Regulation works in the interest of researchers, patients and the public

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What does the Autumn Statement mean for cancer research?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2014

Our Policy and Public Affairs team take a look at the announcements made in the Autumn Statement and how they might impact our research and patient care.

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Guest post: Are older cancer patients missing out on surgery?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2014

John Butler is a Consultant Gynaecologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Here, he gives us his thoughts on new data on surgery in the NHS.

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Less alcohol means a lower risk of cancer (and hangovers)

Category: Science blog December 3, 2014

We take a look at the facts about alcohol and cancer and share our top 5 tips for not overdoing it this Christmas

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More progress in detecting oesophageal cancer early

Category: Science blog December 2, 2014

We take a look at the latest data from a clinical trial testing a ‘sponge on a string’ as a new way to detect oesophageal cancer early.

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