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Unpicking the genetic ‘patchwork’ in ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog March 12, 2015

Our researchers are investigating the genetic ‘patchwork’ underlying ovarian tumours, which will lead to more effective treatments in the future.

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Hide and seek: tracing prostate cancer’s origins

Category: Science blog March 4, 2015

We explore new research from our scientists showing that seemingly ‘normal’ prostate cells may carry important genetic faults commonly found in tumours.

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Pushing ‘unstable’ pancreatic cancers over the edge

Category: Science blog February 26, 2015

We look at fascinating new research from our scientists showing that pancreatic cancer can be split into four different types.

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Teaching the next generation to crack the enigma of cancer

Category: Science blog February 23, 2015

From the Oscars to code-breaking science – we look at how our researchers are helping school children crack cancer’s DNA secrets using computers.

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The Enemy Within – 50 years of fighting cancer

Category: Science blog December 25, 2014

We look back on the last 50 years of cancer research, where we were, what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do.

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The shape of all things – the year of crystallography

Category: Science blog December 23, 2014

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series Our milestones

To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.

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UK Government missing the target over new cancer drug tests

Category: Science blog December 1, 2014

The Government must keep its promise over high-quality gene tests for cancer patients

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