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Expert Opinion – Professor Richard Gilbertson talks children’s cancers

Category: Science blog November 26, 2015

We caught up with Professor Richard Gilbertson to find out the challenges facing research into children’s cancers, and where the field is heading.

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NCRI cancer conference day 4: the cost of cancer care and the immune system (again)

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015

Our final report from the 2015 NCRI cancer conference, featuring the cost of cancer drugs and another update on immunotherapy.

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The 7 questions we must answer to beat cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2015

The world’s biggest cancer experts have selected 7 research challenges that must be tackled to beat cancer – we take a look at what they chose.

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Expert Opinion – Professor Peter Johnson on cancer immunotherapy

Category: Science blog September 17, 2015

We quiz our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, to get his take on the history of cancer immunotherapy and where the field is heading.

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Fishing for cancer cures: our new Cancer Research UK-MedImmune Alliance Laboratory

Category: Science blog September 11, 2015

A droplet of clear liquid in a plastic tube no bigger than a Biro lid may not look that impressive, but it could hold the cancer cures of the future.

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Could aspirin boost cancer immunotherapy?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2015

We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.

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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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