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Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 0 comments

We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.

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Training viruses to be cancer killers

Category: Science blog March 21, 2017 3 comments

Professor Len Seymour’s team, at the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre, have been developing a cancer-killing virus called EnAd. They've installed 'cell CCTV' ...

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PARG inhibitors: tipping the scales with a new experimental drug

Category: Science blog March 16, 2017 0 comments

Our scientists are developing a new experimental drug to target how cancer cells repair their DNA, and upset cancer’s balance.

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PET scans showing how much oxygen is in a tumour could help monitor the effects of targeted drugs

Category: Science blog March 15, 2017 0 comments

New PET scans combined with drugs targeting low oxygen levels in tumours could help tailor cancer treatment.

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Beyond colour vision – spotting cancer when it hides between the red, green and blue

Category: Science blog March 14, 2017 3 comments

Our scientists are building new cameras that could help reveal ‘invisible’ tumours by illuminating them in a rainbow of colours.

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Combining MRI scans could help spot where tumours are short of oxygen, helping to personalise treatment

Category: Science blog March 13, 2017 0 comments

Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.

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‘Google Earth’ for tumours could change cancer diagnostics and drug testing forever

Category: Science blog March 7, 2017 2 comments

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Grand Challenge

Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.

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Watching how ‘young’ cells move gives clues on skin cancer spread

Category: Science blog February 23, 2017 1 comment

A new early stage study sheds some light on how a molecule helps ‘young’ skin cells move, which could tell us more about skin cancer.

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A one-off bowel scope helps prevent bowel cancer, but it’s taking time to reach everyone eligible

Category: Science blog February 22, 2017 2 comments

A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.

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7 innovative bits of research tech our scientists are developing

Category: Science blog February 16, 2017 3 comments

Today is Innovation Day, so we’re taking a look at some of the cutting edge technologies that our researchers are using in their efforts to understand and tre...

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