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The risk factor – new evidence on obesity and prostate cancer

Category: Science Blog November 20, 2014

The World Cancer Research Fund has published some important new research on prostate cancer and obesity – we explore the findings.

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What exactly is Google’s ‘cancer nanodetector’?

Category: Science Blog November 6, 2014

Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media around ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ – but how feasible are they?

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The Mail and Telegraph’s coverage of new cancer survival figures was misleading

Category: Science Blog November 4, 2014

We clarify some misleading reporting of new cancer survival statistics.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 1

Category: Science Blog November 3, 2014

Here’s our round up from day one of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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No, sunbathing is NOT a ‘great new way to lose weight’

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.

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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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