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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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How a little known organ could protect people who’ve had stem cell transplants

Category: Science blog October 18, 2016 0 comments

Our Stand Up To Cancer-funded researchers in Birmingham are turning their immune cell knowledge into ways to tackle infection after 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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A legacy of research – Beatrice and Harry’s story

Category: Science blog September 21, 2016 0 comments

Right now, people are doing amazing things to support our life-saving research. From flipping pancakes to pedalling for vi...

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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 ...

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

Category: Science blog December 10, 2015 2 comments

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

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

Category: Science blog March 24, 2015 Comments are closed

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

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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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