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Dances with Pharma: part 2 – How Cancer Research UK works with industry

Category: Science Blog December 17, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In the second part of this two-part series, we look at our work with industry, why it’s important, and how we try to influence the way drugs get to patients.

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Dances with Pharma: part 1 – why are drugs so expensive?

Category: Science Blog December 16, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In this first in a two-part series, we take a look at how cancer drugs get to patients, and at some of reasons behind the spiralling costs.

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Guest post: Claims of a cure for cancer? Ask For Evidence

Category: Science Blog December 11, 2014

Early career researcher Lydia Le Page blogs about Sense About Science’s new initiative, ‘Ask For Evidence’.

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What exactly is Google’s ‘cancer nanodetector’?

Category: Science Blog November 6, 2014

Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media around ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ – but how feasible are they?

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Prostate drug decision highlights urgent need for reform

Category: Science Blog August 15, 2014

Just a week after the controversy over breast cancer drug Kadcyla, the inflexibilities within the UK’s disparate drug approval systems have been pulled into s...

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Don’t believe the hype – 10 persistent cancer myths debunked

Category: Science Blog March 24, 2014

From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.

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Food and cancer: why media reports are often misleading

Category: Science Blog December 14, 2012

The media’s appetite for things that cause or prevent cancer can be as notable for its sheer volume as for – in some cases – its hype. And food is...

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