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Our new strategy – “a big step towards putting us all out of jobs”

Category: Science Blog April 29, 2014

As we launch our new strategy, we catch up with chief scientist, Professor Nic Jones, and get his take on our plans for the future.

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Spotting symptoms – a personal story about oesophageal cancer

Category: Science Blog February 12, 2014

Maggie is one of our research nurses and an oesophageal cancer survivor – read her story about the importance of spotting symptoms early.

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Why are oesophageal cancer rates going up in men?

Category: Science Blog June 18, 2013

Our new figures show that rates of oesophageal cancer are increasing, particularly in men – what’s causing this rise and what can be done about it?

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A minimum alcohol price could cut cancer rates

Category: Science Blog March 28, 2012

Alcohol has been a well-loved but problematic part of British life for centuries, as immortalised in 18th century artist Hogarth’s depictions of “Gin Lane...

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Aspirin and cancer – the picture becomes clearer

Category: Science Blog March 21, 2012

NOTE: This post is from 2012. For discussion of today’s headlines please read this post. “Should I be taking aspirin to reduce the risk of dying from ca...

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Spotting cancer early – our partnership with Tesco

Category: Science Blog March 6, 2012

If cancer is diagnosed early, it’s nearly always easier to treat successfully. But too many cancers are still diagnosed at a late stage – thousands of lives...

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New video: Cracking the cancer code

Category: Science Blog March 4, 2012

Regular readers may remember that last July we launched two pioneering projects to hunt down the key genetic faults that drive prostate and oesophageal cancers ...

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