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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016 1 comment

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2015 Comments are closed

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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HPV: the whole story, warts and all

Category: Science blog September 16, 2014 8 comments

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 13 comments

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 14 comments

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 20 comments

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 2 comments

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 Comments are closed

Today, leaders from cancer organisations across the world – from Australia to Argentina, and Taiwan to Turkey –...

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NCRI conference session: global inequalities in cancer

Category: Science blog November 12, 2012 Comments are closed

Despite common (mis)conception that cancer is a ‘modern’ disease of Western society (which we’ve discussed here), we...

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Expert opinion: “Now we need to plan for first-line HPV testing”

Category: Science blog July 31, 2012 Comments are closed

Cancer Research UK-funded screening expert, Professor Peter Sasieni, gives us his thoughts on an important development in ...

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