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How your support is helping us beat breast cancer – Margaret’s story

Category: Science blog October 1, 2016 5 comments

Margaret Grayson is passionate about research. But Margaret is not a scientist, doctor or nurse. She is a survivor of brea...

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We need to talk about side effects

Category: Science blog October 1, 2016 12 comments

We talk to two young cancer survivors about the side effects they experienced following treatment.

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News digest – Spotting bowel cancer earlier, waiting time targets missed, deodorants, tattoos and… cellbots?

Category: Science blog October 1, 2016 0 comments

For one in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed after an emergency presentation, there may have been an opportunity to spo...

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The trans-Atlantic quest to find a winning combination of cancer drugs

Category: Science blog September 30, 2016 2 comments

An exciting new partnership will see a combination of drugs tested in mesothelioma, lung and pancreatic cancers for the fi...

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Flicking the switch on cancer’s immaturity

Category: Science blog September 29, 2016 2 comments

Cancers are often born from just one cell that became faulty, developing into a tumour by copying itself over and over aga...

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A tribute to Dr Gordon Peters

Category: Science blog September 29, 2016 0 comments

We pay tribute to Dr Gordon Peters – an inspirational scientist and mentor who sadly passed away this month.

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News digest – Microsoft, Chan and Zuckerberg take on disease, fitness trackers, obesity in Scotland and… turmeric?

Category: Science blog September 24, 2016 0 comments

Tech pledges to tackle disease, faith in fitness trackers, worrying obesity figures for Scottish kids and is turmeric as g...

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A legacy of research – Beatrice and Harry’s story

Category: Science blog September 21, 2016 0 comments

Right now, people are doing amazing things to support our life-saving research. From flipping pancakes to pedalling for vi...

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News digest – impact of cervical screening, E-cigarettes, DNA damage and… Pac-Man?

Category: Science blog September 17, 2016 0 comments

This week, Cancer Research UK scientists published a study that showed the impact of cervical screening in preventing ca...

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Where your money goes

Category: Science blog September 16, 2016 38 comments

Find out how we spend the donations we receive.

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