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More pieces of the jigsaw fall into place at the 2016 AACR Conference

Category: Science blog May 6, 2016 Comments are closed

We look back on the key topics and trends discussed at the American Association of Cancer Research’s recent Annual Meeting in New Orleans

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Microbubbles, a cancer cell shape sorter, and artificial intelligence – our latest innovative science projects

Category: Science blog April 4, 2016 Comments are closed

We take a look at five exciting projects that have just been funded by our Pioneer Award.

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There’s a real sense of optimism around new ways of tackling lung cancer

Category: Science blog February 29, 2016 Comments are closed

From immunotherapy to ‘targeted’ drugs, we report back from a recent conference on lung cancer.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016 1 comment

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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Lab work one day, caring for patients the next: the life of a clinician scientist

Category: Science blog December 23, 2015 Comments are closed

One of our clinician scientists explains what it’s like balancing lab work and caring for patients.

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To improve radiotherapy for patients, we need to raise its profile

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015 1 comment

Dr Diana Tait, chair of the Radiotherapy Awareness Programme, blogs about today’s new survey of public awareness of radiotherapy.

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The end of the road: trying to unpick the problems with end of life care

Category: Science blog August 7, 2015 2 comments

We take a critical look at the issues facing end of life care in the UK and what’s being done to resolve them.

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Proton beam therapy: where are we now?

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015 15 comments

We look at the competing programmes – public and private – that aim to bring a new form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, to the UK

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‘Johns Hopkins’ cancer update emails are a hoax

Category: Science blog May 8, 2015 4 comments

Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.

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Raising awareness of cancer clinical trials

Category: Science blog February 11, 2015 Comments are closed

We feature three personal stories about cancer clinical trials, showing the vital role they play in developing news ways to treat cancer.

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