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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016 63 comments

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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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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The biggest cancer science stories of 2015

Category: Science blog December 22, 2015 5 comments

We’ve enlisted the help of one of our researchers to pick out the biggest cancer research stories of 2015.

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Watch our Google Hangout about meat and cancer risk

Category: Science blog December 15, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Google Hangouts

In our latest Google Hangout on Air, in partnership with Science on Google+, we focused on the recent headlines about processed meat and cancer risk.

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog October 26, 2015 262 comments

Following today’s headlines about processed meat and cancer we ask how much meat is it sensible to eat? And how many cases of cancer are linked to meat?

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600,000 preventable cancers – the size of the healthy living prize

Category: Science blog December 26, 2014 8 comments

Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?

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Red meat and breast cancer – still no solid evidence

Category: Science blog June 11, 2014 3 comments

Following wide media coverage of a study linking eating large amounts of red meat and breast cancer, we explain why the evidence just isn’t there yet.

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Beyond the burger – tips for a healthy barbecue

Category: Science blog June 2, 2014 7 comments

A rare sunny weekend in the UK is a great opportunity to get the barbecue out and tuck in to some tasty food. Here are some healthier alternatives.

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Meat and cheese aren’t ‘as deadly as smoking’

Category: Science blog March 5, 2014 4 comments

For the vast majority of people, eating protein isn’t “as bad for you as smoking”. Tobacco is the single biggest cause of preventable disease.

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Bacon battered? Today’s headlines explained

Category: Science blog March 7, 2013 7 comments

As if the horsemeat scandal wasn’t bad enough, this morning’s headlines brought further news of the dangers of eat...

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