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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science Blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.

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Achieving the world’s best cancer survival

Category: Science Blog July 14, 2014

UK cancer survival has doubled in the last 40 years. But it still lags behind the best in the world. Why?

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CRUK Parliament Day 2014 – as it happened

Category: Science Blog June 30, 2014

Latest updates and news from our 2014 Parliament Day. Follow the discussion on Twitter using #beatcancersooner

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New immunotherapy drugs hit the headlines – how do they work?

Category: Science Blog June 2, 2014

In the light of continued media attention, we explain the science behind two exciting new types of immunotherapy drug, called PD-1 and PD-L1 blockers.

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Ten things politicians should do to help beat cancer

Category: Science Blog May 21, 2014

Ahead of the 2015 General Election, we’ve compiled a list of 10 recommendations for action we think the next government should focus on to help beat cancer.

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Could measles cure cancer? Uh, not exactly…

Category: Science Blog May 16, 2014

Media outlets are awash with the news that researchers in the US have apparently cured cancer with the measles virus. What are the facts behind the headlines?

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Resurrecting stalled cancer drugs

Category: Science Blog April 30, 2014

What happens when the development of a potential new drug stalls? Read how our Clinical Development Partnership scheme is giving some drugs a second chance.

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