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Ovarian cancer screening trial – a tantalising result?

Category: Science blog December 17, 2015

We look at the long-awaited results from a study testing whether an ovarian cancer screening programme could actually save lives from the disease.

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Watch our Google Hangout about meat and cancer risk

Category: Science blog December 15, 2015

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Google Hangouts

In our latest Google Hangout on Air, in partnership with Science on Google+, we focused on the recent headlines about processed meat and cancer risk.

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Misleading analysis of charity spending: Our response

Category: Science blog December 14, 2015

We respond to misleading analysis of charity spending reported in the media.

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News digest – oxygen scan, tiny tech, Chief Medical Officer’s report, ovarian cancer drug approval and… contradicting articles?

Category: Science blog December 12, 2015

Scanning for oxygen, tiny tech and nanobubbles, Chief Medical Officer on obesity threat, NHS green light for ovarian cancer drug and spot the contradiction.

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‘Thank you for teaching me new stuff’ – Oscar’s story: the sequel

Category: Science blog December 11, 2015

Future scientist Oscar Sawyers came to our head office earlier this year. Find out how he got on and about his incredible fundraising achievement.

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Grand Challenge two: wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus

Category: Science blog December 10, 2015

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Grand Challenge

We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.

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News digest – tobacco company allegations, cold sores, a jab to prevent cancer and…potatoes?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2015

Bribery allegations about big tobacco, cold sore virus targets cancer, preventing cancer with a vaccine and digging deeper into a story about potatoes.

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