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A better understanding of brain tumour biology will bring new treatments

Category: Science blog May 1, 2018 4 comments

Brain tumour researchers face many challenges that are holding up progress. Find out how we’re bringing scientists together to overcome them.

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Vitamin C as a treatment for cancer: the evidence so far

Category: Science blog April 25, 2018 3 comments

Headlines from last year could have you believe that eating oranges could cure cancer. But is there any evidence behind vitamin C as a cancer treatment?

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 3 – oncologists

Category: Science blog March 30, 2018 0 comments

Omar is an oncologist specialising in rare cancers. He’s treating patients in one of our clinical trials in London. Here, he shares his experience of the tria...

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 2 – clinical trial patients

Category: Science blog March 28, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

Cora took part in a radiotherapy clinical trial. She was treated for a type of soft tissue sarcoma, and in this post she shares her experience of the trial.

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 1 – therapeutic radiographers

Category: Science blog March 26, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

In our new blog series, we meet some of the people who help make radiotherapy possible. Part 1 comes from Kim, a therapy radiographer.

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Cancer Alliances are the backbone of NHS cancer care. They’re about to say what staff they need

Category: Science blog March 16, 2018 1 comment

NHS cancer services are under pressure. Local Cancer Alliances are about to report on what staff they need to reduce this.

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Science Surgery: ‘What’s being done to use treatments in different types of cancer?’

Category: Science blog March 12, 2018 3 comments

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Science Surgery

In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.

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NHS radiotherapy changes could see more patients having modern treatment

Category: Science blog January 31, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

Some cancer patients are missing out on modern radiotherapy. A new NHS England plan could change that.

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Professor Margaret Frame OBE and her contribution to cancer research

Category: Science blog January 24, 2018 0 comments

We spoke to Professor Margaret Frame, from the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, about her OBE for her contribution to cancer research.

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Scientists are combining drugs and radiotherapy, hunting for better results

Category: Science blog January 8, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

By combining radiotherapy with different kinds of drugs, scientists hope that both can be made more effective.

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