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News digest – Tobacco strategy, cancer survival, HPV jab and boys, and finally… John McCain diagnosed with cancer

Category: Science blog July 22, 2017 1 comment

News digest – Tobacco strategy, cancer survival, HPV jab and boys, and finally… John McCain diagnosed with cancer.

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Reviewing our year

Category: Science blog July 20, 2017 0 comments

Read about some of the progress we’ve made over the last financial year and about some of the big themes from the year.

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Proton beam therapy is arriving in the UK: what does that mean for patients?

Category: Science blog July 17, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Radiotherapy

In part 2 of our new radiotherapy series, we discuss proton beam therapy. What can and can’t it offer? And what does its arrival in the UK mean for patients?

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News digest – radiotherapy and Brexit, public health services under strain, bacteria behaving badly and… coffee extends life?

Category: Science blog July 15, 2017 0 comments

New numbers on UK cancer diagnoses, immunotherapy research in space, badly-behaved bacteria and... could coffee extend your life? Here’s our weekly news diges...

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An introduction to radiotherapy: what is it, how does it work, and what’s it for?

Category: Science blog July 12, 2017 19 comments

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Radiotherapy

Today we’re launching a brand new series on radiotherapy. In this instalment, find out about the treatment’s fascinating history and how it works.

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Science Surgery: ‘Could more cancers be caused by inherited faulty genes than we now think?’

Category: Science blog July 11, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Science Surgery

In our new #ScienceSurgery series, we’re answering your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Victoria’s question.

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Our milestones: How a surprise discovery is helping improve cancer diagnosis

Category: Science blog July 10, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 26 of 29 in the series Our milestones

Find out how an unexpected discovery by our scientists almost 2 decades ago is helping improve cancer diagnosis today.

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News digest – Promising early results for cancer vaccines, calls for more gene testing in the NHS, warning for alcohol and cancer, and… manicures and cancer risk?

Category: Science blog July 8, 2017 2 comments

Promising early results for cancer vaccines, calls for more gene testing in the NHS, warning for alcohol and cancer, and... manicures and cancer risk? Here's ou...

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News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 2 comments

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

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The UK is 10 years smoke-free and there’s more at stake than just clean-smelling clothes

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.

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