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Bowel bacteria, drugs targeting cancers’ metabolic weaknesses and DNA ‘signatures’ – the brightest new ideas in cancer research

Category: Science blog August 26, 2016

What do you get when you combine scientists, a ‘Dragon’s Den’-style pitch, and £200,000 to fund cancer research?

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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Category: Science blog July 21, 2016

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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Making a special case – how to boost brain tumour research

Category: Science blog July 19, 2016

Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.

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Balls of cells with their own ‘passport’ to help speed up cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog July 11, 2016

We investigate organoids, the latest way that scientists are growing cancer cells in the lab to help test hundreds of canc...

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How imaging could help personalise breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog July 8, 2016

Advanced imaging technology is helping our scientists understand how key molecules fuel the growth of breast cancer cells.

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#RightNow diary: from heat maps to motorcycle zen

Category: Science blog July 8, 2016

Garry, a radio producer, is travelling the country to meet patients, researchers and survivors to share what’s happening...

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