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The latest plot twist in the treatment of prostate cancer

Category: Science blog January 27, 2015

A new study has turned accepted wisdom on its head in an attempt to tackle resistance to prostate cancer treatment.

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Cancer in kids, teens and young adults – why we’re renewing our focus

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015

Cancer deaths in children and young people have dropped by nearly 60 per cent in the past 40 years – read about our new campaign looking accelerate this trend.

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Improving the gold standard for brain tumours

Category: Science blog January 16, 2015

We explore new research from our scientists testing a modified version of a brain cancer drug that could help overcome resistance to treatment.

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Does oxygen cause lung cancer? I wouldn’t hold your breath

Category: Science blog January 14, 2015

Does living at high altitude prevent lung cancer? Our bloggers explore a new study that sparked headlines claiming oxygen might cause the disease.

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My role as independent chair of the Cancer Strategy Taskforce

Category: Science blog January 11, 2015

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, has been invited to be the independent chair of a new Cancer Strategy Taskforce – here he explains what that will involve.

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The HOPON clinical trial: a patient’s view

Category: Science blog January 9, 2015

In the final post in our series about the HOPON clinical trial, we hear from a patient who recently took part in the research, Gerard Dean.

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The HOPON clinical trial: the research nurses’ role

Category: Science blog January 8, 2015

In the second installment of our series on the HOPON clinical trial we hear from the research nurses who help to run the trial in Liverpool.

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