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The Enemy Within – 50 years of fighting cancer

Category: Science blog December 25, 2014

We look back on the last 50 years of cancer research, where we were, what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do.

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The shape of all things – the year of crystallography

Category: Science blog December 23, 2014

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Our milestones

To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.

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Our highlights from 2014

Category: Science blog December 22, 2014

We look back over 2014 and pick out a selection of highlights from our groundbreaking research and policy and campaigning work.

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Molecular ‘safety-net’ stops tumour cell DNA being torn apart

Category: Science blog December 8, 2014

We explore new research on how cancer cells divide, and a potential weakness that could be exploited to kill them.

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Getting cancer’s story straight

Category: Science blog November 16, 2014

In this guest post from one of our researchers we dig a bit deeper into cancer’s genetic story and tackle the mystery of some missing pages.

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Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help

Category: Science blog November 14, 2014

We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

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No, sunbathing is NOT a ‘great new way to lose weight’

Category: Science blog October 24, 2014

Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.

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