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The HOPON clinical trial: the research nurses’ role

Category: Science blog January 8, 2015

In the second installment of our series on the HOPON clinical trial we hear from the research nurses who help to run the trial in Liverpool.

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The HOPON clinical trial: the doctor’s perspective

Category: Science blog January 7, 2015

In the first of a three-part series we hear from a doctor whose clinical trial was funded by Stand Up To Cancer in 2012.

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Science Snaps: Sir Henry Morris and the ‘anonymous Gentleman’

Category: Science blog January 6, 2015

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Science Snaps

We explore the fascinating story of how an anonymous letter sparked a new approach for researching cancer in the UK.

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Cancer ‘mainly bad luck’? An unfortunate and distracting headline

Category: Science blog January 5, 2015

A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was ‘mostly bad luck’. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading

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600,000 preventable cancers – the size of the healthy living prize

Category: Science blog December 26, 2014

Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?

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The Enemy Within – 50 years of fighting cancer

Category: Science blog December 25, 2014

We look back on the last 50 years of cancer research, where we were, what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do.

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The shape of all things – the year of crystallography

Category: Science blog December 23, 2014

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Our milestones

To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.

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