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The risk factor – new evidence on obesity and prostate cancer

Category: Science Blog November 20, 2014

The World Cancer Research Fund has published some important new research on prostate cancer and obesity – we explore the findings.

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Prostate cancer: researchers begin to unpick drug resistance

Category: Science Blog September 5, 2014

A look at some recent findings from the US, from researchers studying how prostate cancers can be resistant to two new drugs – abiraterone and enzalutamide

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Prostate drug decision highlights urgent need for reform

Category: Science Blog August 15, 2014

Just a week after the controversy over breast cancer drug Kadcyla, the inflexibilities within the UK’s disparate drug approval systems have been pulled into s...

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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Gene variations and cancer risk – more results, more answers and more questions

Category: Science Blog March 27, 2013

A thousand scientists from one hundred international research groups working over four years. Thirteen papers spread across five journals. DNA analysis of two h...

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Tissue study turns tables on prostate cancer

Category: Science Blog December 20, 2012

As we heard yesterday , a man’s lifetime risk of developing cancer is set to climb to one in two by 2027, and one of the biggest reasons is an increase in pro...

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Notes from NCRI conference (day 4)

Category: Science Blog November 7, 2012

Before the final day of the conference started, we once again awoke to news stories based on research presented over the last few days. The BBC led with figures...

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