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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

Category: Science blog April 24, 2017 18 comments

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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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 16 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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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

Category: Science blog February 4, 2017 2 comments

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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Meet our new research fellows 2016

Category: Science blog October 6, 2016 2 comments

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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Advances in Wilms’ tumour treatment – how less became more

Category: Science blog July 19, 2016 3 comments

Find out how our researchers have helped lead to nine in 10 children surviving Wilms’ tumour, a type of children’s kidney cancer.

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

Category: Science blog April 15, 2015 1 comment

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 25 comments

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 3 comments

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 8 comments

Every cancer diagnosis is difficult. And being told that your child has cancer can be particularly harrowing. Four years a...

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

Category: Science blog April 30, 2012 Comments are closed

This month, we hear how a landmark study could revolutionise breast cancer treatment, and take a look at the growing evide...

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