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News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 0 comments

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 8 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog May 24, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Grand ChallengeEvery year, around 6,300 women in the UK are told they have a con...

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

Category: Science blog May 5, 2017 5 comments

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

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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 16 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

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

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GPs need help promoting the benefits of cancer preventing drugs

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 Comments are closed

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

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