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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science Blog August 29, 2014

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme could improve quality of life for patients

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Building the evidence for innovative radiotherapy

Category: Science Blog August 26, 2014

A look at a Government announcement to help fund some of our radiotherapy trials

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Botox for stomach cancer? No, but the research is fascinating

Category: Science Blog August 22, 2014

We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer

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How a microscopic ‘pump’ could get drugs into cancer cells

Category: Science Blog August 19, 2014

We explore a new US study that could be used to help spot where tumours are in the body and deliver drugs to cancer cells more efficiently.

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Prostate drug decision highlights urgent need for reform

Category: Science Blog August 15, 2014

Just a week after the controversy over breast cancer drug Kadcyla, the inflexibilities within the UK’s disparate drug approval systems have been pulled into s...

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Breaking down cancer’s wall of resistance

Category: Science Blog August 5, 2014

A new discovery from a team of our scientists in London could help make chemotherapy more effective – but it’s been a tough road to get there.

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Changing the future of pancreatic cancer: The ESPAC trials

Category: Science Blog July 31, 2014

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Our milestones

This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.

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