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8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

Category: Science blog June 22, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

Category: Science blog June 12, 2017 2 comments

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

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World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat

Category: Science blog May 31, 2017 0 comments

This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we’re taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epide...

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Science Surgery: ‘What factors lead to a cell becoming cancerous?’

Category: Science blog May 26, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Science Surgery

Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick’s question.

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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 0 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog May 15, 2017 24 comments

We tackle the myth that sugar ‘feeds’ cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern due to obesity.

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Sun Awareness Week: 10 new sun safety myths debunked

Category: Science blog May 8, 2017 5 comments

For Sun Awareness Week we’re tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.

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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

Category: Science blog April 24, 2017 18 comments

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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Discovering unknown causes of cancer through ‘fingerprints’ in DNA

Category: Science blog April 18, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 13 of 16 in the series Grand ChallengeIt’s a cliché, but prevention really is better than cure. We o...

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3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

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