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HPV: the whole story, warts and all

Category: Science Blog September 16, 2014

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.

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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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Andrew Biankin: We need a “We can do this!” attitude to pancreatic cancer

Category: Science Blog September 10, 2014

We speak to our pancreatic cancer expert Professor Andrew Biankin about how he’s trying to change the picture for people with the disease.

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Prostate cancer: researchers begin to unpick drug resistance

Category: Science Blog September 5, 2014

A look at some recent findings from the US, from researchers studying how prostate cancers can be resistant to two new drugs – abiraterone and enzalutamide

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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science Blog August 29, 2014

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme could improve quality of life for patients

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Reading the new map of breast cancer

Category: Science Blog August 28, 2014

In 2012 a landmark study produced a new genetic ‘map’ of breast cancer – today, the same researchers reveal one way to read it.

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Botox for stomach cancer? No, but the research is fascinating

Category: Science Blog August 22, 2014

We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer

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