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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

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‘We urgently need kinder treatments for children’ – Noemi and Zofeya’s story

Category: Science blog July 25, 2016

When she was 4 years old, Zofeya was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour. Here, Noemi, Zofeya's mom, sh...

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Tackling hard-to-treat cancers – what, how and why?

Category: Science blog July 20, 2016

Read about how we're approaching the challenge of understanding and treating lung, pancreatic, oesophageal cancers and bra...

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Making a special case – how to boost brain tumour research

Category: Science blog July 19, 2016

Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.

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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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Making blood vessels ‘leaky’ could help treat children’s brain tumours

Category: Science blog April 1, 2016

A new study published today by a group of scientists could explain why there are such differences in survival between medu...

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Piecing together the mosaic: how genetic research is revealing new connections

Category: Science blog March 4, 2016

As part of an international collaboration, our researchers have uncovered a link between a rare genetic syndrome and child...

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