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To improve radiotherapy for patients, we need to improve its profile

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

Dr Diana Tait, chair of the Radiotherapy Awareness Programme, blogs about today’s new survey of public awareness of radiotherapy.

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Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s most successful cancer drugs.

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Science Snaps: bridging the gap between nerve repair and cancer spread

Category: Science blog August 21, 2015

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Science Snaps

Our researchers have made an unexpected connection between the biological processes involved in nerve repair and the way some cancers spread.

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A leg-up on the career ladder: meet our new research Fellows

Category: Science blog August 19, 2015

We welcome some new researchers to Cancer Research UK and outline what they will be working on.

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Aspirin, obesity and inherited bowel cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog August 18, 2015

We look at the science behind some overblown headlines about aspirin and bowel cancer

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5 hot research topics our scientists are homing in on

Category: Science blog August 13, 2015

From the mechanics behind fast-moving melanoma cells to cancer’s very own family tree, here are 5 hot research topics our scientists are working on.

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Five reasons the UK must diagnose cancer earlier – and four ways to do it

Category: Science blog August 10, 2015

We look at the latest figures showing how earlier diagnosis of cancer could save lives.

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