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Taking a potential new breast cancer treatment from the lab to the clinic

Category: Science blog May 5, 2017 1 comment

Our research has led to new clinical trials testing a combination of hormone therapies in women with early, double-positive breast cancer.

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This could be the future of how doctors view cancer

Category: Science blog May 2, 2017 3 comments

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Grand Challenge

Step inside a virtual world where our Grand Challenge scientists are hoping to redefine the way we look at cancer.

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Cancer living outside the body, unravelling a cellular mystery and targeting ‘sleeping’ cancer cells: our latest cutting-edge science projects

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 4 comments

Our rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund.

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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‘Google Earth’ for tumours could change cancer diagnostics and drug testing forever

Category: Science blog March 7, 2017 4 comments

This entry is part 12 of 14 in the series Grand Challenge

Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.

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GPs need help promoting the benefits of cancer preventing drugs

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 0 comments

Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.

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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

Category: Science blog February 10, 2017 9 comments

This entry is part 11 of 14 in the series Grand Challenge

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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The biology of cancer cell shape and why it’s important

Category: Science blog February 1, 2017 0 comments

Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.

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Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Category: Science blog January 19, 2017 0 comments

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.

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Piecing together breast cancers’ immune cell composition

Category: Science blog December 13, 2016 3 comments

Our scientists are looking at immune cells in breast cancer in greater detail than ever before.

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