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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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The quest to unravel the side effects of cancer drugs

Category: Science Blog September 5, 2013

An important part of cancer drug treatment is minimising side effects – how are scientists tackling this issue and what does the new research show?

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A tantalising tale of obesity, bacteria and liver cancer

Category: Science Blog June 28, 2013

Could a fatty diet alter the bacteria in your gut, causing them to secrete a chemical that can cause liver cancer?

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Another clue to how the naked mole rat stays cancer free

Category: Science Blog June 20, 2013

Kilometres of winding tunnels under the tropical grasslands of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could harbour vital clues to preventing cancer and living longer. The...

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Building an artificial tumour in the lab

Category: Science Blog May 16, 2013

In 2000, a team of archaeologists in the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes uncovered the mummified remains of a young woman called Tabaketenmut. The big toe of he...

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