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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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News digest – vasectomies and prostate cancer, fishing for cells, brain tumour epilepsy and more

Category: Science Blog July 12, 2014

Vasectomies and prostate cancer, fishing for rogue tumours cells in blood, a discovery on brain tumour epilepsy plus much more – here’s the week’s news.

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News digest – pancreatic cancer stats, ‘nanoparticles’, chips and more

Category: Science Blog July 5, 2014

Inaccurate pancreatic cancer stats, ‘microscopic balls’, lung cancer centre of excellence, plus our latest funding award - here’s the week’s cancer news...

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News digest – breast cancer ‘blood test’, next steps for plain packs, round melanoma cells and more

Category: Science Blog June 28, 2014

A ‘simple blood test’ for breast cancer, new announcement on standard packs, plus shape-shifting skin cancer cells and much more – here’s the week’s news.

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News digest – cancer research investment, tobacco industry mistrust, carrots and more

Category: Science Blog June 21, 2014

Research is a sound investment, people don’t trust the tobacco industry and some misleading stories of carrots and sitting down – here’s this week’s news.

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News digest – sunscreen and skin cancer, ‘immune boost’, red meat and more

Category: Science Blog June 14, 2014

New research on sunscreen and skin cancer hit the headlines, and we explore why the evidence still isn’t convincing on red meat and breast cancer.

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News digest – ASCO conference, immunotherapy, blind mole rat genome and more

Category: Science Blog June 7, 2014

In a bumper edition, we cover headlines from the 2014 ASCO conference, immunotherapy updates and news of the blind mole rat.

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