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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

Category: Science blog June 29, 2016

In January 2016, US President Barack Obama announced a new effort to accelerate progress against cancer. Headed up by Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden, The Ca...

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The power of Talk Cancer training

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016

We look at how Talk Cancer, a Cancer Research UK training programme to help people feel confident talking to people about cancer is making an impact.

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Recently funded research – studying populations to piece together cancer clues

Category: Science blog May 12, 2016

We look at the latest round of innovative and exciting new projects we’re funding in population research.

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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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Patients of the future – part 1: diagnosis

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016

We unpick some futuristic ideas and see where the research and technology is at today – and how far away we are from turning science fiction into fact.

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There’s a real sense of optimism around new ways of tackling lung cancer

Category: Science blog February 29, 2016

From immunotherapy to ‘targeted’ drugs, we report back from a recent conference on lung cancer.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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