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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 0 comments

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

Category: Science blog June 12, 2017 2 comments

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

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‘Once in a career feeling’ as trial shows offering prostate cancer drug earlier improves survival

Category: Science blog June 6, 2017 3 comments

We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.

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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 0 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog May 24, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Grand ChallengeEvery year, around 6,300 women in the UK are told they have a con...

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 4

Category: Science blog May 23, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Jane Hair, a biobanker involved in the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 3

Category: Science blog May 22, 2017 1 comment

We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 2

Category: Science blog May 21, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Susie Brown, Trial Coordinator on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 1

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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From finding cancers’ paper trail to harnessing the power of the Zika virus – our latest Pioneer Awards

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 1 comment

Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus t...

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