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Could ‘stealth’ viruses and microbubbles help treat cancer?

Science Blog February 14, 2014

Our researchers are developing innovative new techniques to find better ways to treat cancer in the future.

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A new way to prevent breast cancer: anastrozole

Science Blog December 12, 2013

Results from our clinical trial show a drug called anastrozole can halve the chance of developing breast cancer in some women. We explore the findings.

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Counting copies: HER2 and the development of Herceptin

Science Blog September 20, 2013

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series Our milestones

Continuing Our Milestones series, we take a look at a key breast cancer molecule and the development of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.

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Today’s headlines about tamoxifen

Science Blog September 4, 2013

Following reports that women who stop taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen could face their cancer returning, we look at the research behind the headlines.

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Genetic “fine-tuners” and breast cancer

Science Blog August 5, 2013

In the wake of a huge study mapping cancer genetics, new research has linked a tiny bit of genetic material to the immune system and breast cancer.

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Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?

Science Blog July 5, 2013

Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?

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“I remember the appointment so vividly” – carrying the BRCA1 gene

Science Blog May 15, 2013

Seeing Angelina Jolie talking in the media so prominently this week does have a huge impact on people like me. I think her announcement will make it easier for...

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