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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Antioxidants, free radicals and melanoma spread – what’s going on?

Category: Science blog October 16, 2015

We explore new research looking at how antioxidants and free radicals might affect the ability of melanoma cells to spread around the body.

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Stopping cancer’s scrum for survival

Category: Science blog September 25, 2015

Our scientists have discovered that similar to a rugby maul, cancer cells can ward off tumour-killing immune cells through an important cellular signal.

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Expert Opinion – Professor Peter Johnson on cancer immunotherapy

Category: Science blog September 17, 2015

We quiz our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, to get his take on the history of cancer immunotherapy and where the field is heading.

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A legacy of ground-breaking research

Category: Science blog September 9, 2015

Read the inspiring story of how a generous gift left by a couple in their Will is helping our scientists understand how cancers spread.

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Could aspirin boost cancer immunotherapy?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2015

We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.

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Science Snaps: bridging the gap between nerve repair and cancer spread

Category: Science blog August 21, 2015

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series Science Snaps

Our researchers have made an unexpected connection between the biological processes involved in nerve repair and the way some cancers spread.

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