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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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Peering behind the pathology lab door: A day in the life of a pathologist

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015

To mark National Pathology Week, we sat down with Dr Suzy Lishman, President of the Royal College of Pathologists, to find out what a pathologist actually does.

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Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2015

UCL’s Professor Robert West explains the science that can help smokers combat their cravings and quit the habit.

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Expert Opinion – treating cancer by exploiting how its DNA is repaired

Category: Science blog September 18, 2015

We spoke to two of our own experts about how they’re targeting fundamental repair processes in our cells to tip cancer cells over the edge.

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Category: Science blog February 28, 2014

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting tumour diversity.

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Expert Opinion – The challenges of lung cancer

Category: Science blog April 4, 2013

One of our leading experts in lung cancer, Professor Dean Fennell, shares his thoughts on this devastating disease. Lung cancer is an enormous health burden bot...

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