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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 0 comments

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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Seeing past cancer’s invisibility cloak

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 0 comments

Find out how our researchers are trying to reveal cancer cells for what they really are. All with the help of Stand Up To Cancer.

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A new era for pancreatic cancer: The Dream Team

Category: Science blog October 17, 2016 2 comments

We catch up with Professor Gerard Evan, a cancer genetics expert in Cambridge, to hear about his Stand Up To Cancer-funded work on pancreatic cancer.

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Improving treatments for childhood nerve cancer means understanding its complexity

Category: Science blog October 7, 2016 0 comments

New research points to a possible way to help personalise treatment for a type of childhood cancer.

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The trans-Atlantic quest to find a winning combination of cancer drugs

Category: Science blog September 30, 2016 2 comments

An exciting new partnership will see a combination of drugs tested in mesothelioma, lung and pancreatic cancers for the first time.

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New data on cancer treatment to help improve care

Category: Science blog August 31, 2016 1 comment

Our chief clinician offers his thoughts on new data looking at one aspect of the effects of certain cancer treatments across the NHS in England.

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Building tumours in the lab – a how to guide

Category: Science blog July 4, 2016 2 comments

Our scientists in London are taking apart tumours and rebuilding artificial versions in the lab to help test the latest treatments.

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ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

Category: Science blog June 15, 2016 0 comments

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here’s our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 15 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.

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Let the right ones in – boosting immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Category: Science blog June 2, 2016 6 comments

Research published today in Cancer Cell might open up a way through pancreatic tumours’ defences.

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