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Science Snaps: understanding where breast cancer stems from

Category: Science blog November 2, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.

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How a little known organ could protect people who’ve had stem cell transplants

Category: Science blog October 18, 2016 0 comments

Our Stand Up To Cancer-funded researchers in Birmingham are turning their immune cell knowledge into ways to tackle infection after treatment.

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

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016 26 comments

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 6 comments

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 Comments are closed

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

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Pint of Science 2015: from cows to cancer clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 1, 2015 Comments are closed

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

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Producing new blood cells – why reading the recipe matters

Category: Science blog October 16, 2014 2 comments

From Bake Off to the immune system – we explore exciting new research that shows why following the genetic recipe is crucial for producing normal blood cells.

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

Category: Science blog August 22, 2014 Comments are closed

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 1 comment

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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Tracing the roots of breast cancer

Category: Science blog February 19, 2013 Comments are closed

Our bodies are made of hundreds of different types of cells. And when processes inside them go wrong, and allow them to ke...

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