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Why reducing cancer risk is more than ‘just a walk in the park’

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016

We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.

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Tackling brain tumours, understanding immunotherapy and revealing cancer’s genetics at the end of life – accelerating progress at our Centres

Category: Science blog May 13, 2016

We’ve announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor.

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Recently funded research – studying populations to piece together cancer clues

Category: Science blog May 12, 2016

We look at the latest round of innovative and exciting new projects we’re funding in population research.

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30 years since Chernobyl and 5 years since Fukushima – What have we learnt?

Category: Science blog April 26, 2016

30 years after Chernobyl and five years after Fukushima, we’re taking a look at what has been learnt about radiation-linked cancers.

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Gene editing technology could help engineer better cancer targeting immune cells

Category: Science blog April 15, 2016

We explore how the latest gene editing technology could help our scientists engineer immune cells to precisely target and kill cancer cells.

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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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‘I want to encourage other women to live healthily so that fewer women go through what I went through’ – Kath’s story

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016

Kath Bebbington shares her story of getting healthy and losing weight after being diagnosed and treated for womb cancer.

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