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A conference to keep cancer on the political agenda

Category: Science Blog December 11, 2014

We look over the key political announcements made at this year’s Britain Against Cancer conference – including treatments, early diagnosis, prevention and more.

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Wising up on older people and cancer

Category: Science Blog December 9, 2014

A new report has launched looking at what we know, and what we still need to understand, about cancer and older people in the UK – we look at the findings.

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More progress in detecting oesophageal cancer early

Category: Science Blog December 2, 2014

We take a look at the latest data from a clinical trial testing a ‘sponge on a string’ as a new way to detect oesophageal cancer early.

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Could computers help GPs diagnose cancer early?

Category: Science Blog November 21, 2014

We discuss results of an evaluation of a new computer based system to help GPs diagnose cancer.

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It’s lung cancer awareness month

Category: Science Blog November 9, 2014

November is lung cancer awareness month, so we’ve pulled together key information about the disease and what we’re doing to improve survival.

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What exactly is Google’s ‘cancer nanodetector’?

Category: Science Blog November 6, 2014

Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media around ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ – but how feasible are they?

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It’s time to Cross Cancer Out – our General Election campaign

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Cancer is a national issue. It affects families up and down the country. So we need to make sure that more cancers are diagnosed earlier and that everyone in th...

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