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Getting the full picture: better imaging makes brain cancer easier to see

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

Scientists have found a way to make brain tumours easier to see, according to new research presented at the NCRI conference.

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Science Snaps: bridging the gap between nerve repair and cancer spread

Category: Science blog August 21, 2015

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series Science Snaps

Our researchers have made an unexpected connection between the biological processes involved in nerve repair and the way some cancers spread.

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5 hot research topics our scientists are homing in on

Category: Science blog August 13, 2015

From the mechanics behind fast-moving melanoma cells to cancer’s very own family tree, here are 5 hot research topics our scientists are working on.

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Proton beam therapy: where are we now?

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015

We look at the competing programmes – public and private – that aim to bring a new form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, to the UK

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Improving the gold standard for brain tumours

Category: Science blog January 16, 2015

We explore new research from our scientists testing a modified version of a brain cancer drug that could help overcome resistance to treatment.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 3

Category: Science blog November 5, 2014

Here’s our round up from day three of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Back in the news – mobile phones and cancer

Category: Science blog May 14, 2014

In the light of new research, we look again at the evidence on mobile phone use and brain tumours.

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