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Cellular ‘kryptonite’ poses challenges in tackling childhood nerve cancer

Category: Science blog August 1, 2015

Our scientists have discovered that neuroblastoma cells can produce a cellular ‘kryptonite’ that seems to sap the power from nearby immune cells.

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The five faces of prostate cancer?

Category: Science blog July 30, 2015

We explore new research showing prostate cancer can be divided into five groups, which could help predict how well a patient will do after surgery.

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Hitting the self-destruct switch – standing up to womb cancer with PARP inhibitors

Category: Science blog July 23, 2015

We take a look at what a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors are doing to fight womb cancer.

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‘Laughing helps you get through it’ – Rowena’s story

Category: Science blog July 21, 2015

Rowena Kincaid gives Cancer Research UK an exclusive look into what she learned while making her documentary, Before I Kick the Bucket, for BBC Wales.

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Proton beam therapy: where are we now?

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015

We look at the competing programmes – public and private – that aim to bring a new form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, to the UK

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Cancer killer combination could make cells more sensitive to chemo

Category: Science blog July 15, 2015

How our researchers in Manchester are helping develop ways to make chemotherapy kinder and more effective.

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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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