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Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help

Category: Science Blog November 14, 2014

We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 3

Category: Science Blog November 5, 2014

Here’s our round up from day three of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Biotherapeutics – a new funding scheme for research

Category: Science Blog October 21, 2014

Our latest funding scheme focuses on the emerging field of biotherapeutics – smarter cancer treatments based on cells and biological molecules.

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The big issues affecting lung cancer worldwide

Category: Science Blog September 11, 2014

We’ve teamed up with the journal Nature, which today publishes a series of articles that touch on some key areas for lung cancer from across the globe.

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New immunotherapy drugs hit the headlines – how do they work?

Category: Science Blog June 2, 2014

In the light of continued media attention, we explain the science behind two exciting new types of immunotherapy drug, called PD-1 and PD-L1 blockers.

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

Category: Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 5 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”

Category: 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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