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A legacy of research – Beatrice and Harry’s story

Category: Science blog September 21, 2016

Right now, people are doing amazing things to support our life-saving research. From flipping pancakes to pedalling for vi...

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Harder, better, faster, kinder – a new era for cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog September 15, 2016

Our scientists have developed a new, more accurate way to test hundreds of cancer drugs at the same time.

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Strengthening the foundations for early detection

Category: Science blog September 14, 2016

We look over exciting early-stage research looking to detect cancer, or changes that may lead to cancer, early.

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The public doesn’t know obesity causes cancer, and that’s really worrying

Category: Science blog September 9, 2016

Our latest figures reveal that three in four people aren’t aware that obesity causes cancer.

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Spotting the earliest signs of oesophageal cancer with a fluorescence-detecting camera

Category: Science blog September 8, 2016

Our scientists in Cambridge have developed a specialised camera that could help detect precancerous changes that may devel...

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New data on cancer treatment to help improve care

Category: Science blog August 31, 2016

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

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Bowel bacteria, drugs targeting cancers’ metabolic weaknesses and DNA ‘signatures’ – the brightest new ideas in cancer research

Category: Science blog August 26, 2016

What do you get when you combine scientists, a ‘Dragon’s Den’-style pitch, and £200,000 to fund cancer research?

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