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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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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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News digest – complex kidney tumours, smoking warning, HRT and more

Category: Science Blog March 10, 2012

Some weeks are busier than others, and the past seven days have been a whirlwind. Lots of fascinating cancer research has been covered in the media, including s...

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On the origin of tumours

Category: Science Blog March 7, 2012

“Cancer starts when a single cell in our body starts dividing out of control.” We repeat this statement so often it would be banal, were it not for ...

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Shutting down cells’ ‘back-up generator’ to beat kidney cancer

Category: Science Blog August 17, 2011

As well as the ingenuity, dedication and skill of their staff, modern hospitals can’t function properly without a reliable electricity supply. This is so crit...

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