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Bob Marley, genomics, and a rare form of melanoma

Category: Science Blog August 20, 2014

Our researchers in Manchester are using the power of DNA technology to study the genetic faults in the rare type of melanoma that killed Bob Marley.

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Prostate drug decision highlights urgent need for reform

Category: Science Blog August 15, 2014

Just a week after the controversy over breast cancer drug Kadcyla, the inflexibilities within the UK’s disparate drug approval systems have been pulled into s...

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Breaking down cancer’s wall of resistance

Category: Science Blog August 5, 2014

A new discovery from a team of our scientists in London could help make chemotherapy more effective – but it’s been a tough road to get there.

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Personalising our approach to pancreatic cancer

Category: Science Blog August 4, 2014

A new discovery from our scientists could offer an exciting new approach to treating a certain type of pancreatic cancer.

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The contraceptive Pill and cancer – a look behind today’s headlines

Category: Science Blog August 1, 2014

We take a brief look at what today’s study really shows about higher oestrogen Pills, and the bigger picture of the Pill and cancer risk

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Changing the future of pancreatic cancer: The ESPAC trials

Category: Science Blog July 31, 2014

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Our milestones

This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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