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HPV: the whole story, warts and all

Category: Science Blog September 16, 2014

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.

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Cervical screening – is age the only debate?

Category: Science Blog June 9, 2014

To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.

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Why we need to talk more about anal cancer

Category: Science Blog June 5, 2014

Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.

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A tribute to Anne Szarewski

Category: 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?

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 celebrity angle do more harm than good?

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Leaders team up to combat cancer worldwide

Category: Science Blog March 6, 2013

Today, leaders from cancer organisations across the world – from Australia to Argentina, and Taiwan to Turkey – have issued a joint statement about ...

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NCRI conference session: global inequalities in cancer

Category: Science Blog November 12, 2012

Despite common (mis)conception that cancer is a ‘modern’ disease of Western society (which we’ve discussed here), well over half of the world’s cancer d...

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