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Science Snaps: understanding where breast cancer stems from

Category: Science blog November 2, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.

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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 17 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatment.

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Science Snaps: how knowing the shape of cancer cells could improve treatments

Category: Science blog October 19, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 15 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.

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Science Snaps: prioritising the gene faults behind bowel cancer

Category: Science blog September 7, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 14 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

Step behind the microscope and find out how this image is helping our scientists understand more about how bowel cancer develops.

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Science Snaps: bridging the gap between nerve repair and cancer spread

Category: Science blog August 21, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 13 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

Our researchers have made an unexpected connection between the biological processes involved in nerve repair and the way some cancers spread.

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Science Snaps: divide by two

Category: Science blog June 22, 2015 1 comment

This entry is part 12 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

We home in on tiny cellular structures called ‘centrosomes’, exploring new research on cancer cell division with implications for drug development.

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Science Snaps: exposing melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ to help tackle drug resistance

Category: Science blog April 13, 2015 2 comments

This entry is part 11 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

We explore new research showing how healthy cells surrounding a melanoma may help the cancer cells become resistant to targeted cancer drugs.

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Science Snaps: the art and science of cancer, the universe and everything

Category: Science blog March 18, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 10 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

A new exhibition at the Cambridge Science Festival showcases artworks inspired by the work of Cancer Research UK scientists

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

Category: Science blog January 6, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 9 of 18 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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