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Sellafield, radiation and childhood cancer – shedding light on cancer clusters near nuclear sites

Category: Science blog October 31, 2016 2 comments

A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?

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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 17 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatment.

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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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30 years since Chernobyl and 5 years since Fukushima – What have we learnt?

Category: Science blog April 26, 2016 4 comments

30 years after Chernobyl and five years after Fukushima, we’re taking a look at what has been learnt about radiation-linked cancers.

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Gene editing technology could help engineer better cancer targeting immune cells

Category: Science blog April 15, 2016 11 comments

We explore how the latest gene editing technology could help our scientists engineer immune cells to precisely target and kill cancer cells.

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Immunotherapy cancer ‘cure’ headlines distract from fascinating science

Category: Science blog February 16, 2016 27 comments

We explore today’s headlines about new US research on immunotherapy for blood cancers.

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Engineering a cancer-fighting immune super soldier

Category: Science blog January 19, 2016 3 comments

We explore the promise and challenges of research looking to engineer patients’ immune cells to fight cancer.

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Eye gene acts as ‘partner in crime’ in leukaemia mystery case

Category: Science blog September 14, 2015 Comments are closed

Our scientists have solved the mystery of why a gene involved in human eye development may also play a role in an aggressive form of blood cancer.

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The cheek of it – how you could help beat blood cancer

Category: Science blog March 5, 2015 1 comment

Find out about blood stem cell donation, how you could get involved and even help save someone’s life

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Producing new blood cells – why reading the recipe matters

Category: Science blog October 16, 2014 2 comments

From Bake Off to the immune system – we explore exciting new research that shows why following the genetic recipe is crucial for producing normal blood cells.

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