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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

Science Blog March 26, 2014

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

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A bug’s life: H. pylori and stomach cancer

Science Blog March 7, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

In the next in our Cancer and Infections series, we look at the stomach bug H. pylori and how it’s linked with cancer.

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The link between cancer and infections

Science Blog February 26, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.

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A tribute to Anne Szarewski

Science Blog September 2, 2013

In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.

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Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?

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 celebrity angle do more harm than good?

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A tantalising tale of obesity, bacteria and liver cancer

Science Blog June 28, 2013

Could a fatty diet alter the bacteria in your gut, causing them to secrete a chemical that can cause liver cancer?

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