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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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Grand Challenge five: build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.

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Could aspirin boost cancer immunotherapy?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2015

We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.

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‘Wake up and smell the coffee!’ Watch our Google Hangout on immunotherapy

Category: Science blog August 4, 2015

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Google Hangouts

Watch our first Google Hangout on immunotherapy, the immune system and cancer, featuring Professor Fran Balkwill and Professor Ben Willcox.

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Aspirin and cancer – not quite, but nearly

Category: Science blog August 6, 2014

We discuss a new analysis of the pros and cons of taking regular aspirin, and ask ‘what’s next?’

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The link between cancer and infections

Category: Science blog February 26, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.

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Cancer, wounds and inflammation – something fishy going on

Category: Science blog December 5, 2013

Professor Paul Martin tells us about his cancer journey and his research on wound healing and cancer.

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