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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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No, scientists haven’t “developed a pill that can stop cancer spreading”

Science Blog February 20, 2014

Today’s headlines about a ‘pill that could stop cancer spreading’ are premature. But the research is interesting.

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No, doctors did not “inject HIV into a dying girl” to treat her cancer

Science Blog June 25, 2013

Experimental cancer treatments often hit the headlines, we’ve taken a look at the science behind a story involving cancer, HIV and the immune system.

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The slow dawn of the age of targeted therapies

Science Blog November 2, 2012

This morning, the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) reversed its original, preliminary decisions over two cutting-edge ‘targeted’...

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ASCO 2012: Is immunotherapy finally coming of age?

Science Blog June 6, 2012

While the UK enjoyed the rather wet Jubilee celebrations this weekend, thousands of cancer experts gathered in Chicago for the world’s largest annual cancer c...

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Misleading reporting of the “wonder jab that will kill 90% of cancers”

Science Blog April 10, 2012

Over the weekend you may have seen headlines announcing that a “‘Universal’ cancer vaccine” or “wonder jab” has been developed by Israeli researcher...

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Podcast: Immunotherapy, plain packaging, a boost for trials, and bacon

Science Blog January 24, 2012

In this month’s podcast there’s good news for UK cancer trials, as our network of Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres gets a £35 million funding boost, an...

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