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British Science Week 2018: how our pioneers are exploring cancer

Category: Science blog March 9, 2018 0 comments

This British Science Week we’ll be catching up with some of our pioneering scientists that are tackling cancer differently.

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International Women’s Day: Reflections from three women in science

Category: Science blog March 8, 2018 0 comments

Science is brimming with different ideas, techniques and topics – from studying how molecules interact to understanding ...

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Why a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer is doing men more harm than good

Category: Science blog March 6, 2018 16 comments

Our new research shows that a one-off PSA test doesn’t save lives from prostate cancer.

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Finding common ground with arthritis could help cancer patients

Category: Science blog March 4, 2018 1 comment

Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patien...

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How can CRISPR genome editing shape the future of cancer research?

Category: Science blog January 12, 2018 3 comments

CRISPR genome editing has received lots of attention and hype, so we took a look at what it really means for the future of...

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Scientists are combining drugs and radiotherapy, hunting for better results

Category: Science blog January 8, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Radiotherapy

By combining radiotherapy with different kinds of drugs, scientists hope that both can be made more effective.

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Alcohol and cancer: This is how booze damages DNA inside cells

Category: Science blog January 3, 2018 11 comments

The damage caused to specialised stem cells’ DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer.

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2017 cancer research highlights: a patient’s pick

Category: Science blog December 20, 2017 16 comments

Patients are at the heart of what we do, so we asked a pancreatic cancer survivor to pick the 2017 cancer research highlig...

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Cutting cancer diagnosis delays means understanding each patient’s journey

Category: Science blog December 19, 2017 2 comments

GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.

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Tackling ‘undruggable’ genes in lung and pancreatic cancers is this researcher’s life

Category: Science blog November 30, 2017 3 comments

Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.

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