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Science Surgery: ‘Does having had cancer make you more likely to develop it again?’

Category: Science blog December 15, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Science Surgery

In this instalment of our Science Surgery series, we’re tackling a question we were asked on second cancers.

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NHS cancer plan marks first step towards fixing chronic staff shortages

Category: Science blog December 5, 2017 1 comment

The NHS Cancer Workforce Plan lays out new promises to boost staff numbers in diagnosis and treatment.

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Bowel screening and car park cancer scans: what you need to know about the latest NHS announcements

Category: Science blog November 21, 2017 1 comment

NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.

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News digest – Testosterone, artificial intelligence, genetic tests, the HPV vaccine and… a cuppa?

Category: Science blog November 11, 2017 0 comments

Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.

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NCRI 2017: How knowing tumours inside and out is boosting progress

Category: Science blog November 8, 2017 0 comments

In our round-up of this year’s NCRI conference we reveal exciting new research that’s helping scientists get to know cancer better.

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Alternative cancer therapies: the potential impact on survival

Category: Science blog November 1, 2017 4 comments

Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.

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From cancer evolution to targeting faulty genetics – our new fellows

Category: Science blog October 31, 2017 0 comments

Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.

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Meet our scientists investigating cancers’ weak spots, showing research ROCKs, and much more

Category: Science blog October 27, 2017 0 comments

We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.

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‘Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?’ How an Amazon Echo can now read you the latest cancer news

Category: Science blog October 23, 2017 1 comment

If you have an Amazon Alexa-compatible device you can now ask Alexa to read the headlines from the four most recent articles on our Science blog.

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News digest – obesity costs, radiologist shortage, breast cancer risk, and… avatars?

Category: Science blog October 14, 2017 2 comments

The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.

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