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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 5 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Category: Science blog November 29, 2016 0 comments

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 1 comment

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 2 – blood tests, virus treatments, preventing cancer and more

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 0 comments

Read our highlights from day 2 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including blood tests for cancer, viruses as cancer treatments, and prizes.

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Scientists reveal genetic ‘signatures’ left by cigarette smoke

Category: Science blog November 3, 2016 3 comments

How does cigarette smoke harm our DNA to cause cancer? New research shows the complexity and severity of the situation.

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More people are getting cancer, but what do the numbers really mean?

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 14 comments

New figures we’ve released today estimate that by the year 2035, half a million people could be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK.

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Meet our new research fellows 2016

Category: Science blog October 6, 2016 2 comments

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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Stoptober 2016: Could E-cigarettes help Stop Smoking Services beat addiction?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2016 8 comments

We look at how e-cigarettes are helping people quit smoking with the help of local Stop Smoking Services.

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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016 26 comments

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.

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World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

Category: Science blog May 31, 2016 2 comments

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette packs are having in Australia.

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