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The trans-Atlantic quest to find a winning combination of cancer drugs

Category: Science blog September 30, 2016

An exciting new partnership will see a combination of drugs tested in mesothelioma, lung and pancreatic cancers for the fi...

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Crashing cancer’s backup system – our progress so far

Category: Science blog September 12, 2016

With the phrase often touted by the media, it can be difficult to keep track of the ‘next big thing’ in cancer treatme...

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New data on cancer treatment to help improve care

Category: Science blog August 31, 2016

Our chief clinician offers his thoughts on new data looking at one aspect of the effects of certain cancer treatments acro...

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Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Category: Science blog July 21, 2016

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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Making a special case – how to boost brain tumour research

Category: Science blog July 19, 2016

Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.

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Balls of cells with their own ‘passport’ to help speed up cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog July 11, 2016

We investigate organoids, the latest way that scientists are growing cancer cells in the lab to help test hundreds of canc...

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