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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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How imaging could help personalise breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog July 8, 2016

Advanced imaging technology is helping our scientists understand how key molecules fuel the growth of breast cancer cells.

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#RightNow diary: from heat maps to motorcycle zen

Category: Science blog July 8, 2016

Garry, a radio producer, is travelling the country to meet patients, researchers and survivors to share what’s happening...

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Building tumours in the lab – a how to guide

Category: Science blog July 4, 2016

Our scientists in London are taking apart tumours and rebuilding artificial versions in the lab to help test the latest tr...

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