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NHS England must act as patients miss out on cancer drug tests

Category: Science blog August 20, 2015

We explore our latest report showing that thousands of cancer patients are missing out on genetic tests for targeted cancer drugs.

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‘This switches the lights on’ – how discovering the shape of three proteins could lead to new cancer drugs

Category: Science blog August 8, 2015

An important new study has revealed the shape of three key proteins, and the results could help scientists working on new cancer drugs.

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Cataloguing the genetic chaos in oesophageal cancer

Category: Science blog August 4, 2015

Our researchers at the Francis Crick institute are unpicking the genetic complexity of oesophageal tumours, to find more effective treatments for the disease.

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The five faces of prostate cancer?

Category: Science blog July 30, 2015

We explore new research showing prostate cancer can be divided into five groups, which could help predict how well a patient will do after surgery.

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Shape-shifting molecular cousins are the key to DNA repair

Category: Science blog July 20, 2015

It’s taken years of frustration and dedication (not to mention countless hours spent in a small room roughly the temperature of a domestic fridge) but the har...

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Can ‘jumping genes’ cause cancer chaos?

Category: Science blog July 10, 2015

Statistically speaking, your genome is mostly junk. Less than two per cent of it is made up of actual genes – stretches of DNA carrying instructions that tell...

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Making sense of big cancer data

Category: Science blog July 7, 2015

A look at how researchers are using complex computer software to make sense of laboratory data on cancer

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