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Experimental blood test could offer a glimpse of the future for doctors treating lung cancer

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 1 comment

An experimental blood test could offer a way to detect early signs that patients’ lung cancers will return after treatment.

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Tracing genetic chaos in 100 lung cancer patients could help predict survival

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 1 comment

By tracing genetic chaos over time our scientists may have found a way to help predict lung cancer survival.

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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

Category: Science blog April 24, 2017 0 comments

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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Cancer living outside the body, unravelling a cellular mystery and targeting ‘sleeping’ cancer cells: our latest cutting-edge science projects

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 2 comments

Our rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund.

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Not actually a pain in the neck: how cancer took me from patient to psychiatrist

Category: Science blog April 7, 2017 5 comments

For World Health Day a cancer survivor shares his story about tackling mental health issues after treatment, and how it inspired a career change.

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 0 comments

We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.

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Training viruses to be cancer killers

Category: Science blog March 21, 2017 3 comments

Professor Len Seymour’s team, at the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre, have been developing a cancer-killing virus called EnAd. They've installed 'cell CCTV' ...

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Targeting cancer cell suicide: a TRAIL of two faces

Category: Science blog March 9, 2017 0 comments

New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer.

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‘Google Earth’ for tumours could change cancer diagnostics and drug testing forever

Category: Science blog March 7, 2017 3 comments

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Grand Challenge

Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.

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