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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 3

Category: Science Blog November 5, 2014

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

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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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