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Engineering a cancer-fighting immune super soldier

Category: Science blog January 19, 2016

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

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Grand Challenge two: wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus

Category: Science blog December 10, 2015

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Grand Challenge

We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.

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Our milestones: A recipe for success – the birth of combination chemotherapy

Category: Science blog March 24, 2015

This entry is part 21 of 25 in the series Our milestones

In the latest Our Milestones series post, we look at the role we played in the advent of a 1970s cancer treatment revolution: combination chemotherapy.

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

Category: Science blog March 5, 2015

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

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The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey – a patient writes…

Category: Science blog February 6, 2015

A personal take on the findings of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey from Richard Stephens, who survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma 15 years ago.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 1

Category: Science blog November 3, 2014

Here’s our round up from day one of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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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 5 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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