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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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Could new NHS diagnostic centres tackle vague cancer symptoms?

Category: Science blog February 3, 2016

We take a look at a series of projects looking to tackle vague cancer symptoms, and hopefully diagnose more cases earlier.

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Improving cancer survival by understanding how patients are diagnosed

Category: Science blog January 22, 2016

New figures show that people diagnosed in emergencies are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage.

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Grand Challenge four: how do you tell the lethal cancers from the non-lethal ones?

Category: Science blog January 15, 2016

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Grand Challenge

We look at the fourth of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts how we can find ways to tell the difference between lethal and non-lethal tumours.

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Ovarian cancer screening trial – a tantalising result?

Category: Science blog December 17, 2015

We look at the long-awaited results from a study testing whether an ovarian cancer screening programme could actually save lives from the disease.

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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Category: Science blog November 27, 2015

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs from the NICE referral guidelines

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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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