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5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2017 3 comments

The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day: How research is tackling the deadly legacy of asbestos

Category: Science blog September 26, 2017 0 comments

A greater understanding of the biology of mesothelioma has led to new clinical trials testing immunotherapies and targeted drugs against the disease.

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Professor Jack Cuzick: ‘Sitting on the borders between maths and cancer medicine’

Category: Science blog September 19, 2017 2 comments

Professor Jack Cuzick has received our Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.

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Wholegrains and bowel cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog September 8, 2017 10 comments

Eating 90 grams of wholegrains a day reduces the risk of bowel cancer by 17%, according to a new report.

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News digest – vitamin supplements, cancer ‘avatars’, immunotherapy targets, and… Wi-Fi worries?

Category: Science blog August 26, 2017 0 comments

In this week's cancer news there's vitamin supplements and lung cancer risk, physical activity in middle age and immunotherapy research. Read our digest for mor...

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General Election 2017: What are the political parties promising for cancer and research?

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 2 comments

A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.

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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 10 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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Discovering unknown causes of cancer through ‘fingerprints’ in DNA

Category: Science blog April 18, 2017 Comments are closed

This entry is part 13 of 16 in the series Grand ChallengeIt’s a cliché, but prevention really is better than cure. We o...

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News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 Comments are closed

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's k...

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 Comments are closed

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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