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Expert opinion: Professor Karen Vousden, our new chief scientist

Category: Science blog July 27, 2016

Professor Karen Vousden is our new chief scientist. We caught up with her to get a sneak peak at what this involves, and what she sees as the hot topics for fut...

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Category: Science blog July 21, 2016

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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Tackling hard-to-treat cancers – what, how and why?

Category: Science blog July 20, 2016

Read about how we’re approaching the challenge of understanding and treating lung, pancreatic, oesophageal cancers and brain tumours.

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Making a special case – how to boost brain tumour research

Category: Science blog July 19, 2016

Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.

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#RightNow diary: from immunotherapies to the ‘Tour de Cure’

Category: Science blog July 15, 2016

Garry, a radio producer, is travelling the country to meet patients, researchers and survivors to share what’s happening in their lives right now.

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Are patients being told about opportunities to take part in research?

Category: Science blog July 12, 2016

We see if all patients had equal opportunity to take part in cancer research.

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Balls of cells with their own ‘passport’ to help speed up cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog July 11, 2016

We investigate organoids, the latest way that scientists are growing cancer cells in the lab to help test hundreds of cancer drugs.

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