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Not actually a pain in the neck: how cancer took me from patient to psychiatrist

Category: Science blog April 7, 2017 8 comments

For World Health Day a cancer survivor shares his story about tackling mental health issues after treatment, and how it inspired a career change.

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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Science Snaps: mapping cellular ‘stars’, one molecule at a time

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

How do you study cell division, without cells?

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Brexit: As Article 50 is triggered, what’s next for UK science and patients?

Category: Science blog April 4, 2017 9 comments

As the UK Government has triggered Article 50, our chief clinician looks at what the Brexit negotiations could mean for cancer.

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News digest – cutting sugar, a new NHS target, lab-grown mini tumours, and… vitamin C as a treatment?

Category: Science blog April 1, 2017 0 comments

New guidelines to help cut sugar levels, old and new cancer waiting targets, tools to improve diagnosis, and... why is vitamin C in the headlines? We explain al...

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News digest – more ‘bad luck’, the Pill and cancer risk, global smoking rates falling, and… blood tests for screening?

Category: Science blog March 25, 2017 3 comments

Headlines say cancer down to ‘bad luck’; the Pill and cancer risk; on average global smoking rates are falling; and can a blood test work for screening?

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Reports that cancer is ‘mainly bad luck’ make a complicated story a bit too simple

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 3 comments

New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.

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Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 0 comments

We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.

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Training viruses to be cancer killers

Category: Science blog March 21, 2017 3 comments

Professor Len Seymour’s team, at the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre, have been developing a cancer-killing virus called EnAd. They've installed 'cell CCTV' ...

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News digest – dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

Category: Science blog March 18, 2017 1 comment

Dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

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