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News digest – DNA ‘blind spots’, monster chromosomes, the Cancer Drugs Fund and more

Category: Science blog November 15, 2014

Unravelling cancer’s genetic ‘blind spots’, what’s a ‘monster chromosome’? Plus the latest announcements on the controversial Cancer Drugs Fund.

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Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help

Category: Science blog November 14, 2014

We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

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What next for the Cancer Drugs Fund?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2014

We look at the latest developments to the controversial Cancer Drugs Fund, which pays for patients in England to get drugs that haven’t been approved by NICE

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Dr Julian Huppert MP: “What will it take to make UK science great? Investment, people and collaboration”

Category: Science blog November 11, 2014

A guest post from Lib Dem MP and former research scientist, Dr Julian Huppert, on what will keep UK science great

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It’s lung cancer awareness month

Category: Science blog November 9, 2014

November is lung cancer awareness month, so we’ve pulled together key information about the disease and what we’re doing to improve survival.

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News digest – cancer conferences, military metaphors, off-patent drugs and more

Category: Science blog November 8, 2014

Here’s our round-up of the week’s developments in cancer research, as covered by the media.

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What exactly is Google’s ‘cancer nanodetector’?

Category: Science blog November 6, 2014

Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media around ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ – but how feasible are they?

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