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Science Surgery: ‘What’s being done to use treatments in different types of cancer?’

Category: Science blog March 12, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Surgery

In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.

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British Science Week 2018: how our pioneers are exploring cancer

Category: Science blog March 9, 2018 0 comments

This British Science Week we’ll be catching up with some of our pioneering scientists that are tackling cancer differently.

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Overdiagnosis: when finding cancer can do more harm than good

Category: Science blog March 6, 2018 3 comments

With new cancer detection technology on the horizon, ranging from blood tests to wristbands, understanding overdiagnosis is a huge challenge.

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Why a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer is doing men more harm than good

Category: Science blog March 6, 2018 16 comments

Our new research shows that a one-off PSA test doesn’t save lives from prostate cancer.

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Finding common ground with arthritis could help cancer patients

Category: Science blog March 4, 2018 1 comment

Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patients on both sides.

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Manipulating a mouse’s diet can stop breast cancer spreading

Category: Science blog February 7, 2018 13 comments

Our researchers have discovered a way to halt breast cancer spread in mice, by blocking a molecule called asparagine. But what does this mean for patients?

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Headlines saying ‘vaping might cause cancer’ are wildly misleading

Category: Science blog January 30, 2018 40 comments

E-cigarettes are in the news again, but the headlines linking them to cancer don’t match the research.

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Professor Margaret Frame OBE and her contribution to cancer research

Category: Science blog January 24, 2018 0 comments

We spoke to Professor Margaret Frame, from the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, about her OBE for her contribution to cancer research.

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A routine blood test for cancer would be fantastic. Today’s news isn’t it

Category: Science blog January 19, 2018 35 comments

A cancer blood test is in the news today, but it’s too early to say if it will work. We take a look at what questions still need to be answered.

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How can CRISPR genome editing shape the future of cancer research?

Category: Science blog January 12, 2018 3 comments

CRISPR genome editing has received lots of attention and hype, so we took a look at what it really means for the future of cancer research.

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