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Our new Pioneer Awards funding scheme – high-risk, high-reward, high-impact

Category: Science blog July 2, 2015

Our new , rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund

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Science Snaps: divide by two

Category: Science blog June 22, 2015

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Science Snaps

We home in on tiny cellular structures called ‘centrosomes’, exploring new research on cancer cell division with implications for drug development.

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Lifting the lid on bowel screening – why doesn’t everyone invited take part?

Category: Science blog June 19, 2015

Despite the benefits, the proportion of people who take up bowel cancer screening is disappointingly low. We look at why, and how we can fix it.

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The Manchester Cancer Research Centre – ‘A real powerhouse for cancer research’

Category: Science blog June 17, 2015

We caught up with Professor Nic Jones, director of the new Manchester Cancer Research Centre, to hear why he’s so excited about the new building

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‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, spoke at the Parliamentary launch of Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) new report: Smoking Still Kills.

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The Patient Portal: putting information back in patients’ hands

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015

We’re helping to offer cancer patients easy access to their online treatment records – but what do patients think of it?

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A disappointing decision over olaparib for ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog June 1, 2015

In light of a preliminary ‘no’ from NICE over olaparib for ovarian cancer, we hear from one of our experts whose work led to the drug’s development

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