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International Day of Radiology: A day in the life of a breast imaging radiologist

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 0 comments

For International Day of Radiology we caught up with Dr Nisha Sharma, a breast imaging radiologist, to shed some light on what radiology is all about.

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A new era for pancreatic cancer: The Dream Team

Category: Science blog October 17, 2016 2 comments

We catch up with Professor Gerard Evan, a cancer genetics expert in Cambridge, to hear about his Stand Up To Cancer-funded work on pancreatic cancer.

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Expert opinion: Professor Karen Vousden, our new chief scientist

Category: Science blog July 27, 2016 2 comments

Professor Karen Vousden is our new chief scientist. We caught up with her to get a sneak peak at what this involves, and what she sees as the hot topics for fut...

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

Category: Science blog November 27, 2015 1 comment

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 3 comments

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 2 comments

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 1 comment

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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News digest – GPs, cancer survival, herpes virus treatment, smoking statistics… and some terrible puns

Category: Science blog May 30, 2015 Comments are closed

Here’s our round of this week’s cancer news.

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

Category: Science blog February 28, 2014 3 comments

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 3 comments

One of our leading experts in lung cancer, Professor Dean Fennell, shares his thoughts on this devastating disease. Lung c...

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