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Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

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All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?

Category: Science blog August 17, 2016

Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren't. We ...

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CRISPR gene editing: new chapter in cancer research or blot in the ethical copybook?

Category: Science blog February 1, 2016

We explore a new revolutionary gene editing technology called CRISPR that's taking labs by storm as scientists look to und...

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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has "phenomenally" improved from when...

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Too good to be true? A blood test ‘to predict breast cancer’

Category: Science blog June 27, 2014

We look at the science behind media stories about a ‘simple blood test’ that apparently can ‘predict breast cancer’.

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Red meat and breast cancer – still no solid evidence

Category: Science blog June 11, 2014

Following wide media coverage of a study linking eating large amounts of red meat and breast cancer, we explain why the ev...

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Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?

Category: Science blog July 5, 2013

Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the cel...

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