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Many hands make light work – the evolution of clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015

For International Clinical Trials Day 2015 we look at how trials have changed – from the first recorded trial to today’s modern cancer clinical trials.

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How to make the NHS a research powerhouse

Category: Science blog May 19, 2015

Our new report, Every Patient a Research Patient? looks at how well the NHS is performing at offering cancer patients the opportunity to take part in research.

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When defences attack: the hidden cause of cancer hiding in our cells

Category: Science blog May 12, 2015

Last month, we wrote about Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at The Francis Crick Institute, whose research is tracing the origins of the genetic diversity ...

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Pint of Science 2015: from cows to cancer clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 1, 2015

Fancy hearing about the latest developments in cancer research? Well some of our scientists might be gathering in a venue near you to tell all.

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Our milestones: the discovery of the NRAS signalling gene

Category: Science blog April 29, 2015

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Our milestones

We go back to the 1980s, and the crucial discovery of a fundamental cancer gene by our researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research

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Advice on being active should be routine in bowel cancer care

Category: Science blog April 29, 2015

Dr Abi Fisher from our UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre blogs about her recent paper looking at physical activity rates in people with bowel cancer

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TRAIL and error – flipping cancer’s self-destruct switch

Category: Science blog April 16, 2015

We explore new research showing how particular genetic faults inside cancer cells can subvert a self-destruct switch and instead encourage cancer to spread.

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