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A new vision for the NHS: what does it mean for cancer?

Category: Science Blog October 27, 2014

We take a look at what the recently published NHS ‘Five Year Forward View’ means for cancer care within the health service in England.

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Coming ever closer – first PARP inhibitor on track to be licensed in Europe

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Olaparib is the first PARP inhibitor to move closer to licensing in Europe. What is it, how does it work, and when will it be available in the UK?

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Biotherapeutics – a new funding scheme for research

Category: Science Blog October 21, 2014

Our latest funding scheme focuses on the emerging field of biotherapeutics – smarter cancer treatments based on cells and biological molecules.

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Citizen Science: “you don’t need to be qualified to do this”

Category: Science Blog October 3, 2014

To mark the launch of our latest Citizen Science game, Reverse The Odds, we caught up with one the researchers that you’ll be helping by playing the game.

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Accelerating new treatments – our Centre for Drug Development

Category: Science Blog September 29, 2014

Something extraordinary is happening right now. Impelled by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers, medics, funding agencies, pharmaceutical companies a...

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Classifying leukaemia: one size doesn’t fit all

Category: Science Blog September 26, 2014

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Our milestones

A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.

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The Cancer Patient Experience Survey – questions have been asked…now what?

Category: Science Blog September 25, 2014

It may seem as though we’re constantly asked to give feedback – but what’s more important is knowing what’s happened as a result of our comments –...

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