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News digest – Cancer Drugs Fund boost, depression, breast cancer ‘map’ and more

Category: Science Blog August 30, 2014

Government funding for boost for Cancer Drugs Fund, depression in cancer patients and new research on a ‘map’ of breast cancer – here’s the week’s news.

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News digest – ‘top four’ death rates drop, Bob Marley, Botox and more

Category: Science Blog August 23, 2014

Falling death rates for the top four cancer killers, new research on the skin cancer that killed Bob Marley and could Botox be used to treat stomach cancer?

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News digest – no to prostate cancer drug, obesity, salt injections and more

Category: Science Blog August 16, 2014

No to prostate cancer drug abiraterone, the link between obesity and cancer, plus why there’s no new treatment for cancer using salt - here’s the week’s n...

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News digest – aspirin, breast cancer drug ‘disappointment’, hot curries and more

Category: Science Blog August 9, 2014

Aspirin and cancer, the breast cancer drug too pricey for approval, plus misleading reports of hot curries and bowel cancer prevention - here’s the week’s n...

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News digest – the contraceptive pill, 100K genomes, polystyrene cups and more

Category: Science Blog August 2, 2014

The Pill and breast cancer, a new project to map 100K genomes, plus why you shouldn’t worry about drinking from a polystyrene cup – here’s the week’s ne...

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News digest – breast cancer radiotherapy, fluorescent fish, DIY sunscreen and more

Category: Science Blog July 26, 2014

A new radiotherapy technique for breast cancer, fluorescent fish and melanoma, plus worrying reports of DIY sunscreen – here’s the week’s news.

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News digest – Australian smoking rates, bowel cancer genes and more

Category: Science Blog July 19, 2014

It’s been a busy week for cancer stories in the news – our bloggers highlight the pick of the bunch.

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