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How we’re building a community to beat oesophageal cancer

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

We recap what happened at our first ever international conference for oesophageal cancer in Oxford.

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To improve radiotherapy for patients, we need to raise its profile

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

Dr Diana Tait, chair of the Radiotherapy Awareness Programme, blogs about today’s new survey of public awareness of radiotherapy.

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Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s most successful cancer drugs.

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‘Having cancer makes my work even more meaningful’ – Emma’s story

Category: Science blog August 14, 2015

Emma Shanks shares her story of being diagnosed with oral cancer, not once but four times in succession.

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The end of the road: trying to unpick the problems with end of life care

Category: Science blog August 7, 2015

We take a critical look at the issues facing end of life care in the UK and what’s being done to resolve them.

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‘Wake up and smell the coffee!’ Watch our Google Hangout on immunotherapy

Category: Science blog August 4, 2015

Watch our first Google Hangout on immunotherapy, the immune system and cancer, featuring Professor Fran Balkwill and Professor Ben Willcox.

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Cataloguing the genetic chaos in oesophageal cancer

Category: Science blog August 4, 2015

Our researchers at the Francis Crick institute are unpicking the genetic complexity of oesophageal tumours, to find more effective treatments for the disease.

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