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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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All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?

Category: Science blog August 17, 2016 3 comments

Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren’t. We explore why.

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Building tumours in the lab – a how to guide

Category: Science blog July 4, 2016 2 comments

Our scientists in London are taking apart tumours and rebuilding artificial versions in the lab to help test the latest treatments.

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Ovarian cancer screening trial – a tantalising result?

Category: Science blog December 17, 2015 2 comments

We look at the long-awaited results from a study testing whether an ovarian cancer screening programme could actually save lives from the disease.

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No, HRT isn’t ‘harmless’ – there are risks as well as benefits

Category: Science blog October 20, 2015 12 comments

Yesterday saw some bold, but extremely misleading headlines about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) being “harmless”. ...

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Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015 Comments are closed

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s m...

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Cancer survival in England is improving – but still lagging behind similar countries

Category: Science blog August 5, 2015 Comments are closed

We explore new data showing that cancer survival in England remains lower than countries with similar healthcare systems.

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Shape-shifting molecular cousins are the key to DNA repair

Category: Science blog July 20, 2015 Comments are closed

It’s taken years of frustration and dedication (not to mention countless hours spent in a small room roughly the tempera...

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Cancer killer combination could make cells more sensitive to chemo

Category: Science blog July 15, 2015 Comments are closed

How our researchers in Manchester are helping develop ways to make chemotherapy kinder and more effective.

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A disappointing decision over olaparib for ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog June 1, 2015 4 comments

In light of a preliminary 'no' from NICE over olaparib for ovarian cancer, we hear from one of our experts whose work led ...

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