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Training viruses to be cancer killers

Category: Science blog March 21, 2017 1 comment

Professor Len Seymour’s team, at the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre, have been developing a cancer-killing virus called EnAd. They've installed 'cell CCTV' ...

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British Science Week: 10 of the biggest changes in cancer research over the last 20 years

Category: Science blog March 10, 2017 0 comments

This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.

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A lasting immune impression could boost blood cancer treatments

Category: Science blog January 3, 2017 3 comments

Our researchers may have found a new way to tap into the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Read about their work

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 0 comments

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 0 comments

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

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Zebrafish reveal brain tumours’ secret ally

Category: Science blog October 27, 2016 4 comments

Our scientists have made it possible to see the unexpected relationship between immune cells and brain tumour cells.

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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Science Snaps

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatment.

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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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A new era for pancreatic cancer: The Dream Team

Category: Science blog October 17, 2016 2 comments

We catch up with Professor Gerard Evan, a cancer genetics expert in Cambridge, to hear about his Stand Up To Cancer-funded work on pancreatic cancer.

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The trans-Atlantic quest to find a winning combination of cancer drugs

Category: Science blog September 30, 2016 2 comments

An exciting new partnership will see a combination of drugs tested in mesothelioma, lung and pancreatic cancers for the first time.

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