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Live from inside the human body: robots, blue dye and bowel cancer

Category: Science blog January 18, 2017 0 comments

In a world first, we’ve just broadcast a colonoscopy live on TV with Channel 4 to demystify and take the fear out of this procedure.

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A lasting immune impression could boost blood cancer treatments

Category: Science blog January 3, 2017 0 comments

Our researchers may have found a new way to tap into the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Read about their work

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Prostate cancer laser treatment: what you need to know

Category: Science blog December 21, 2016 0 comments

A clinical trial of a type of laser treatment for prostate cancer hit the headlines. What do the results mean for patients? We spoke to an expert to find out.

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Searching for a blood test to monitor ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog December 20, 2016 4 comments

Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning.

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Piecing together breast cancers’ immune cell composition

Category: Science blog December 13, 2016 1 comment

Our scientists are looking at immune cells in breast cancer in greater detail than ever before.

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Can cutting out chocolate really hold cancer at bay?

Category: Science blog December 8, 2016 5 comments

There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

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Could a smartphone app help doctors diagnose lung cancer?

Category: Science blog December 6, 2016 3 comments

We’ve developed an app that could help doctors analyse lung scans and care for patients who may be diagnosed with lung cancer.

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Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Category: Science blog November 29, 2016 0 comments

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

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Talking about mouth cancer is important

Category: Science blog November 25, 2016 10 comments

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

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Jet lag and liver cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2016 2 comments

Headlines suggested that jet lag could raise the risk of liver cancer. We spoke to an expert to find out the story.

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