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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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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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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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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 6 of 10 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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