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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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Resurrecting stalled cancer drugs

Category: Science Blog April 30, 2014

What happens when the development of a potential new drug stalls? Read how our Clinical Development Partnership scheme is giving some drugs a second chance.

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Our new strategy – “a big step towards putting us all out of jobs”

Category: Science Blog April 29, 2014

As we launch our new strategy, we catch up with chief scientist, Professor Nic Jones, and get his take on our plans for the future.

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When muscle turns to bone – clues for treating deadly childhood brain tumours

Category: Science Blog April 7, 2014

What links a rare form of childhood brain tumour and an even rarer disease that turns muscle into bone? Our researchers have just discovered the answer.

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Sleeping Beauty reveals childhood brain tumour’s secrets

Category: Science Blog January 17, 2014

Researchers are using a technique called Sleeping Beauty to probe the genetic faults that drive medulloblastoma, the most common type of childhood brain tumour.

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DNA untwister is a new tumour suppressor

Category: Science Blog October 10, 2013

Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer – find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours.

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Proton therapy is coming to the UK, but what does it mean for patients?

Category: Science Blog September 16, 2013

Radiotherapy is a vital cancer treatment and proton beam therapy could help deliver radiotherapy in a more precise way – find out more about the benefits.

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