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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science Blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.

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News digest – Australian smoking rates, bowel cancer genes and more

Category: Science Blog July 19, 2014

It’s been a busy week for cancer stories in the news – our bloggers highlight the pick of the bunch.

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It’s time to be positive about triple negative breast cancer

Category: Science Blog June 30, 2014

Triple negative breast cancer has poorer survival and is less well understood than other types, but research is making a difference.

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Science Snaps: how skin cancer spreads – the round or flat of it

Category: Science Blog June 25, 2014

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Science Snaps

With an image hot off the microscope, we look at how shape-shifting melanoma cells deploy different groups of enzymes to help them spread.

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Diagnosing male breast cancer – how can we do better?

Category: Science Blog June 12, 2014

Every year in the UK around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer, but because the disease is rare, it can be difficult to diagnose.

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Why is economic inequality linked to 19,000 cancer deaths a year?

Category: Science Blog May 29, 2014

A new report links social inequality to more than 15,000 extra cases of cancer each year, and – even more alarmingly – more than 19,000 extra deaths.

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Fascin-ating insights into how pancreatic cancer spreads

Category: Science Blog May 20, 2014

A team of our scientists have discovered how a key protein called fascin could help pancreatic cancer spread – we explore their findings

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