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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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Spotting the earliest signs of oesophageal cancer with a fluorescence-detecting camera

Category: Science blog September 8, 2016 3 comments

Our scientists in Cambridge have developed a specialised camera that could help detect precancerous changes that may develop into oesophageal cancer.

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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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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

Category: Science blog June 29, 2016 0 comments

In January 2016, US President Barack Obama announced a new effort to accelerate progress against cancer. Headed up by Obam...

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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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Tackling brain tumours, understanding immunotherapy and revealing cancer’s genetics at the end of life – accelerating progress at our Centres

Category: Science blog May 13, 2016 2 comments

We've announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor...

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Blood analysis could offer a real-time ‘snapshot’ of melanoma treatment

Category: Science blog March 15, 2016 1 comment

We explore the latest research from our scientists in Manchester that's tracking how melanomas respond to treatment by ana...

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There’s a real sense of optimism around new ways of tackling lung cancer

Category: Science blog February 29, 2016 Comments are closed

From immunotherapy to ‘targeted’ drugs, we report back from a recent conference on lung cancer.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016 1 comment

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the ...

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