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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Category: Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

Category: Science Blog March 26, 2014

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

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Cancer, wounds and inflammation – something fishy going on

Category: Science Blog December 5, 2013

Professor Paul Martin tells us about his cancer journey and his research on wound healing and cancer.

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DNA untwister is a new tumour suppressor

Category: Science Blog October 10, 2013

Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer – find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours.

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The challenge of spotting cancers in children

Category: Science Blog April 24, 2013

Spotting childhood cancer early has a huge impact on how effectively that cancer can be treated – we cover the important signs for parents to watch out for.

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Introducing our latest arsenal in the fight against cancer

Category: Science Blog February 25, 2013

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we’re able to spend hundreds of millions of pounds every year on life-saving cancer research. And our highly exper...

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News digest – ‘stratified’ medicine, government reforms, and improving survival rates

Category: Science Blog November 26, 2011

There’s been another glut of fascinating stories this week, most of which focused on aspects of the NHS. Here’s our digest – follow the links for the full...

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