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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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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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Improving cancer survival by understanding how patients are diagnosed

Category: Science blog January 22, 2016

New figures show that people diagnosed in emergencies are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage.

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog October 26, 2015

Following today’s headlines about processed meat and cancer we ask how much meat is it sensible to eat? And how many cases of cancer are linked to meat?

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Gut microbes trigger chemo side-effects, but there could be a way to stop them

Category: Science blog September 17, 2015

A US team has found new evidence that a particular group of bacteria may be behind side-effects linked to bowel cancer chemo.

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Science Snaps: prioritising the gene faults behind bowel cancer

Category: Science blog September 7, 2015

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Science Snaps

Step behind the microscope and find out how this image is helping our scientists understand more about how bowel cancer develops.

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NHS England must act as patients miss out on cancer drug tests

Category: Science blog August 20, 2015

We explore our latest report showing that thousands of cancer patients are missing out on genetic tests for targeted cancer drugs.

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