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CRISPR genome editing and immunotherapy – the early adopter

Category: Science blog April 21, 2017 1 comment

How is CRISPR genome editing helping harness the power of immunotherapy?

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Taking advantage of cancers’ abnormal metabolism could lead to a new way to ‘starve’ tumours

Category: Science blog April 19, 2017 0 comments

Our researchers in Glasgow might have found a way to shut down certain cancer cells’ fuel supply with a specially designed diet.

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News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's killer about sofas? Find out in the new...

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Blood tests, microbes, immunotherapy and more: AACR 2017’s hottest topics

Category: Science blog April 13, 2017 0 comments

At AACR 2017, thousands of doctors and scientists shared progress in cancer research. Read about the hottest topics.

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Not actually a pain in the neck: how cancer took me from patient to psychiatrist

Category: Science blog April 7, 2017 5 comments

For World Health Day a cancer survivor shares his story about tackling mental health issues after treatment, and how it inspired a career change.

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Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 0 comments

We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.

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Training viruses to be cancer killers

Category: Science blog March 21, 2017 3 comments

Professor Len Seymour’s team, at the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre, have been developing a cancer-killing virus called EnAd. They've installed 'cell CCTV' ...

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British Science Week: 10 of the biggest changes in cancer research over the last 20 years

Category: Science blog March 10, 2017 0 comments

This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.

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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

Category: Science blog February 10, 2017 9 comments

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Grand Challenge

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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Talking about mouth cancer is important

Category: Science blog November 25, 2016 10 comments

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

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