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Don’t believe the hype – 10 persistent cancer myths debunked

Category: Science Blog March 24, 2014

From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.

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Miracle cancer cures? Ask for evidence

Category: Science Blog September 13, 2013

We’ve all seen those headlines reporting a new cure for cancer, but do you know fact from fiction and how to ask for evidence?

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Alternative cancer treatment claims in the media are damaging and misleading

Category: Science Blog December 7, 2012

We were concerned to see an article in the Daily Express today asking “Do cancer alternatives really work?” This piece contains factual and scientific ina...

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Cannabis, cannabinoids and cancer – the evidence so far

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2012

[Please note - we are updating this blog post regularly as new research is published.] Few topics spark as much debate on this blog and on our Facebook page tha...

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Ginseng for cancer fatigue? The jury’s still out

Category: Science Blog June 8, 2012

As well as some of the exciting developments from this years’ ASCO cancer conference, we also spotted trial results, presented at the conference, which sugges...

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News digest – ‘stratified’ medicine, government reforms, and improving survival rates

Category: Science Blog November 26, 2011

There’s been another glut of fascinating stories this week, most of which focused on aspects of the NHS. Here’s our digest – follow the links for the full...

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Hope or false hope?

Category: Science Blog November 25, 2011

“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all” Emily Dickinson   Note: we have...

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