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Our milestones: A radical change that improved breast cancer surgery

Category: Science blog October 2, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Our milestones

The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.

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British Science Week: 10 of the biggest changes in cancer research over the last 20 years

Category: Science blog March 10, 2017 Comments are closed

This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 Comments are closed

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

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Should the NHS publish data on cancer surgeons?

Category: Science blog January 11, 2016 Comments are closed

We take a look at the pros and cons of publishing cancer surgeons’ mortality data.

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‘Having cancer makes my work even more meaningful’ – Emma’s story

Category: Science blog August 14, 2015 57 comments

Emma Shanks shares her story of being diagnosed with oral cancer, not once but four times in succession.

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The five faces of prostate cancer?

Category: Science blog July 30, 2015 3 comments

We explore new research showing prostate cancer can be divided into five groups, which could help predict how well a patient will do after surgery.

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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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‘It seemed like the surgery had never happened’ – Rosa’s story

Category: Science blog February 2, 2015 Comments are closed

In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery.

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My role as independent chair of the Cancer Strategy Taskforce

Category: Science blog January 11, 2015 8 comments

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, has been invited to be the independent chair of a new Cancer Strategy Taskforce – here he explains what that will involve.

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