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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science Blog August 29, 2014

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme could improve quality of life for patients

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Reading the new map of breast cancer

Category: Science Blog August 28, 2014

In 2012 a landmark study produced a new genetic ‘map’ of breast cancer – today, the same researchers reveal one way to read it.

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Bob Marley, genomics, and a rare form of melanoma

Category: Science Blog August 20, 2014

Our researchers in Manchester are using the power of DNA technology to study the genetic faults in the rare type of melanoma that killed Bob Marley.

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Aspirin and cancer – not quite, but nearly

Category: Science Blog August 6, 2014

We discuss a new analysis of the pros and cons of taking regular aspirin, and ask ‘what’s next?’

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Breaking down cancer’s wall of resistance

Category: Science Blog August 5, 2014

A new discovery from a team of our scientists in London could help make chemotherapy more effective – but it’s been a tough road to get there.

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Personalising our approach to pancreatic cancer

Category: Science Blog August 4, 2014

A new discovery from our scientists could offer an exciting new approach to treating a certain type of pancreatic cancer.

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Changing the future of pancreatic cancer: The ESPAC trials

Category: Science Blog July 31, 2014

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Our milestones

This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.

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