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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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