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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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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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Eye gene acts as ‘partner in crime’ in leukaemia mystery case

Category: Science blog September 14, 2015

Our scientists have solved the mystery of why a gene involved in human eye development may also play a role in an aggressi...

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Pint of Science 2015: from cows to cancer clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 1, 2015

Fancy hearing about the latest developments in cancer research? Well some of our scientists might be gathering in a venue ...

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Producing new blood cells – why reading the recipe matters

Category: Science blog October 16, 2014

From Bake Off to the immune system – we explore exciting new research that shows why following the genetic recipe is cru...

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Botox for stomach cancer? No, but the research is fascinating

Category: Science blog August 22, 2014

We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer

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From lab coats to Lycra – Oxford researchers run Race for Life

Category: Science blog July 1, 2013

As a first year PhD student, I can usually be found slaving away at the bench and looking after my fruit flies. But latel...

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