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From snapshot to family tree – writing the evolutionary rule book of cancer

Category: Science blog April 15, 2015

Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Category: Science blog February 28, 2014

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting tumour diversity.

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Georgia’s story: a parent’s perspective on childhood cancer

Category: Science blog September 28, 2012

Every cancer diagnosis is difficult. And being told that your child has cancer can be particularly harrowing. Four years ago Ruth and Ben Hillman were told that...

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Podcast: redefining breast cancer, tiny brain tumours, bowel cancer progress and more

Category: Science blog April 30, 2012

This month, we hear how a landmark study could revolutionise breast cancer treatment, and take a look at the growing evidence on aspirin and cancer. We also hea...

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News digest – bowel cancer, kidney cancer, booze, boost for drug development, and more

Category: Science blog March 31, 2012

Another week has flown by, and yet more interesting cancer research was in the news, both from our own scientists and from research groups around the world. We...

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Podcast: cancer genes, kids smoking, shunning sunbeds, and spotting the signs

Category: Science blog March 22, 2012

In this month’s podcast a landmark cancer study sheds light on tumour genes, and experts suggest that more breast cancer patients should have genetic tests. N...

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