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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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Grand Challenge four: how do you tell the lethal cancers from the non-lethal ones?

Category: Science blog January 15, 2016

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

We look at the fourth of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts how we can find ways to tell the difference between lethal and non-lethal tumours.

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How exactly does obesity cause cancer? Three leading theories

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015

We explore the science behind how fat causes cancer.

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NCRI cancer conference day 1: prostate cancer drugs and early diagnosis

Category: Science blog November 1, 2015

We pick out our highlights from day one of the NCRI cancer conference.

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Our milestones: the birth of a new prostate cancer drug

Category: Science blog September 21, 2015

This entry is part 24 of 25 in the series Our milestones

We look back to the 1990s, and to our ‘first-in-man’ trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone – a vital step in the drug’s development

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

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015

This entry is part 23 of 25 in the series Our milestones

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

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The five faces of prostate cancer?

Category: Science blog July 30, 2015

We explore new research showing prostate cancer can be divided into five groups, which could help predict how well a patient will do after surgery.

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