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Lung cancer evolution – a journey through space and time

Category: Science Blog October 9, 2014

Two new studies reveal the processes in our cells that cause lung cancers develop – a process that can take more than twenty years.

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Accelerating new treatments – our Centre for Drug Development

Category: Science Blog September 29, 2014

Something extraordinary is happening right now. Impelled by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers, medics, funding agencies, pharmaceutical companies a...

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News digest – skirt size, early diagnosis, smoking graphics and more

Category: Science Blog September 27, 2014

Can changes in skirt size predict breast cancer risk? Can raised blood calcium detect cancer early? Probably not! Find out why in our weekly news digest.

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Saving lives and averting costs? The case for earlier diagnosis just got stronger

Category: Science Blog September 22, 2014

A guest post from Incisive Health’s Mike Birtwhistle, who has just produced a new report for Cancer Research UK on the economic impact of early diagnosis.

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“We’re really struggling to match the demand for cancer treatment”

Category: Science Blog September 8, 2014

We caught up with our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, about the findings of a new report looking at the state of NHS cancer services.

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Tackling fear and fatalism – our Talk Cancer workshops

Category: Science Blog September 3, 2014

We discuss the results of a recently published evaluation of our Talk Cancer workshops, which aim to educate health workers in the issues around cancer.

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Mustard gas – from the Great War to frontline chemotherapy

Category: Science Blog August 27, 2014

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Our milestones

From the Great War trenches to the frontline against cancer, mustard gas has come a long way, thanks to the outstanding research of chemist Alexander Haddow.

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