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News digest – new immunotherapy results, ‘personalised vaccines’, an ‘injectable lab’ and more

Category: Science blog April 25, 2015

New immunotherapy results from a big US conference, another first step towards ‘personalised cancer vaccines’, plus what’s an ‘injectable lab’?

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News digest – cancer’s family tree, a melanoma ‘safe haven’, misleading reports about a blood test and more

Category: Science blog April 18, 2015

Piecing together cancer’s family tree, new research exposes melanoma’s ‘safe have’, plus another ‘simple blood test’ that’s not so simple, or a bl...

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News digest – pensioners’ risk of melanoma, mimicking blood vessels, clam cancer and more

Category: Science blog April 11, 2015

Package holiday boom and increased skin cancer rates, breast cancer cells may mimic blood vessels to spread and clams can catch cancer from clams.

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News digest – prostate cancer family tree, pineapples, walnuts and more

Category: Science blog April 4, 2015

New research plots the genetic history of prostate cancer, plus misleading claims about pineapples and walnuts. Here’s this week’s cancer news.

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News digest – Angelina Jolie, pesticides, liver cancer, and more

Category: Science blog March 28, 2015

We’ve digested all the week’s key cancer-related headlines. You can read them here.

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News digest – Google draws some pictures, misleading smartwatch claims, obesity and more

Category: Science blog March 21, 2015

Google files a patent for a theoretical cancer cell-killing wristband, a misleading article on smartwatches, plus obesity and cancer risk in women.

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News digest – standard packs are ‘go’, immunotherapy advances, risk-reducing surgery, and more

Category: Science blog March 14, 2015

MPs vote to introduce standardised tobacco packaging, plus fascinating new research on immunotherapies, and two stories of cancer risk-reducing surgery.

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