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News digest – calorie crackdown, e-cigarettes, blood tests and… vitamin C?

Category: Science blog August 19, 2017 2 comments

This week’s cancer news features calorie crackdown plans for childhood obesity, vaping in teens and vitamin C for blood cancers. Read our digest for more.

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News digest – NHS waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs, and… at-home genetic tests?

Category: Science blog August 12, 2017 0 comments

NHS behind on waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs showing promise, and… at-home genetic tests? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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News digest – making radiotherapy kinder, artificial intelligence, arthritis and… ‘bum gums’?

Category: Science blog August 5, 2017 0 comments

Targeted radiotherapy for breast cancer, artificial intelligence, new tricks for old drugs and... ‘bum gums’ and cancer risk? Here’s our weekly news diges...

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News digest – late smear test results, dogs on prescription, cancer gene map, and… salmon sperm sunscreen?

Category: Science blog July 29, 2017 0 comments

Too many women receiving their smear test results late, dogs on prescription, study produces map of cancer genes, and… what’s this about salmon sperm sunscr...

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

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

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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News digest – 8 new grand cancer challenges, blood tests, personalising immunotherapy and… ‘go natural’?

Category: Science blog June 24, 2017 0 comments

8 new Grand Challenges in cancer research launched, blood tests for prostate cancer, making immunotherapy more personal and… ‘go natural’? Here’s our we...

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