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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

Category: Science blog June 29, 2016

In January 2016, US President Barack Obama announced a new effort to accelerate progress against cancer. Headed up by Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden, The Ca...

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Prostate cancer trial results should mean fewer hospital trips to have radiotherapy

Category: Science blog June 20, 2016

The results of a clinical trial testing radiotherapy doses for treating prostate cancer should be good news for men.

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‘Becoming involved has given a new meaning to my life; it’s the best thing I’ve ever done’ – Terry’s story

Category: Science blog June 10, 2016

Panel member and cancer survivor Terry shares his experience of lung cancer, and what it’s like to be involved in our Grand Challenge.

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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Science Snaps

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.

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Tackling brain tumours, understanding immunotherapy and revealing cancer’s genetics at the end of life – accelerating progress at our Centres

Category: Science blog May 13, 2016

We’ve announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor.

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Recently funded research – studying populations to piece together cancer clues

Category: Science blog May 12, 2016

We look at the latest round of innovative and exciting new projects we’re funding in population research.

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Is this a real lab… or is this just fantasy? How 360 video is helping us talk about research

Category: Science blog April 27, 2016

Find out how we’re using 360 video and virtual reality to help tell the story of our research.

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