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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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Ada Lovelace Day 2016: from Ada’s coding to computers that analyse cancer

Category: Science blog October 11, 2016 0 comments

On Ada Lovelace Day 2016, we speak to Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani about how she is using computers to help personalise cancer treatment.

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MAP conference 2016: proving the potential of personalised medicine

Category: Science blog October 7, 2016 1 comment

Last month’s 2016 MAP conference showcased progress so far on personalised cancer treatment, and discussed future challenges.

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Harder, better, faster, kinder – a new era for cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog September 15, 2016 1 comment

Our scientists have developed a new, more accurate way to test hundreds of cancer drugs at the same time.

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Category: Science blog July 21, 2016 0 comments

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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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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Balls of cells with their own ‘passport’ to help speed up cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog July 11, 2016 0 comments

We investigate organoids, the latest way that scientists are growing cancer cells in the lab to help test hundreds of cancer drugs.

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How imaging could help personalise breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog July 8, 2016 1 comment

Advanced imaging technology is helping our scientists understand how key molecules fuel the growth of breast cancer cells.

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Watch our Google Hangout about drug discovery and making new medicines (Part 1 of 2)

Category: Science blog June 21, 2016 0 comments

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Google Hangouts

Discussing how the idea for a new drug can come from many different avenues.

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ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

Category: Science blog June 15, 2016 0 comments

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here’s our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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