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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 0 comments

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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Sun Awareness Week: 10 new sun safety myths debunked

Category: Science blog May 8, 2017 5 comments

For Sun Awareness Week we’re tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.

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Watching how ‘young’ cells move gives clues on skin cancer spread

Category: Science blog February 23, 2017 1 comment

A new early stage study sheds some light on how a molecule helps ‘young’ skin cells move, which could tell us more about skin cancer.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 Comments are closed

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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Science Snaps: how knowing the shape of cancer cells could improve treatments

Category: Science blog October 19, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Category: Science blog July 21, 2016 Comments are closed

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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12 sun safety myths debunked

Category: Science blog June 10, 2016 140 comments

We clear up 12 common myths around sun safety to help you keep your skin healthy and reduce your risk of serious damage.

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Gene editing technology could help engineer better cancer targeting immune cells

Category: Science blog April 15, 2016 11 comments

We explore how the latest gene editing technology could help our scientists engineer immune cells to precisely target and kill cancer cells.

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Blood analysis could offer a real-time ‘snapshot’ of melanoma treatment

Category: Science blog March 15, 2016 1 comment

We explore the latest research from our scientists in Manchester that’s tracking how melanomas respond to treatment by analysing patient blood samples.

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Blocking the escape routes: how an HIV drug exposes skin cancer’s weaknesses

Category: Science blog March 14, 2016 Comments are closed

A new study from our scientists has found that treating melanoma cells with an HIV drug could make them more sensitive to a ‘targeted’ cancer drug.

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