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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2015

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

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Jumping the queue: could pharmacists help spot cancer?

Category: Science blog October 22, 2015

We look at an important research project that’s trying to find out if pharmacists could help diagnose cancers earlier.

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Two years on for our pioneering TRACERx lung cancer study

Category: Science blog September 2, 2015

Two years ago we launched a pioneering £15m lung cancer study. Find out what’s happened since, through the eyes of Terrence, a patient taking part.

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Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015

This entry is part 23 of 25 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s most successful cancer drugs.

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NHS England must act as patients miss out on cancer drug tests

Category: Science blog August 20, 2015

We explore our latest report showing that thousands of cancer patients are missing out on genetic tests for targeted cancer drugs.

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5 hot research topics our scientists are homing in on

Category: Science blog August 13, 2015

From the mechanics behind fast-moving melanoma cells to cancer’s very own family tree, here are 5 hot research topics our scientists are working on.

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Cancer survival in England is improving – but still lagging behind similar countries

Category: Science blog August 5, 2015

We explore new data showing that cancer survival in England remains lower than countries with similar healthcare systems.

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