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Changing the future of pancreatic cancer: The ESPAC trials

Category: Science Blog July 31, 2014

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Our milestones

This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.

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Will NICE’s proposed reforms actually work?

Category: Science Blog July 30, 2014

Our thoughts on the new proposals to reform the the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Meet our new research fellows

Category: Science Blog July 30, 2014

A new arrival is an exciting time for any family. But rather than the patter of tiny feet, we’re welcoming the fully-grown footsteps of our latest additions.

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News digest – breast cancer radiotherapy, fluorescent fish, DIY sunscreen and more

Category: Science Blog July 26, 2014

A new radiotherapy technique for breast cancer, fluorescent fish and melanoma, plus worrying reports of DIY sunscreen – here’s the week’s news.

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

Read Professor Andy Pearson’s story, exploring his career researching childhood cancer and what the future holds for the BEACON neuroblastoma trial.

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Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

Category: Science Blog July 24, 2014

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

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