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

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 Comments are closed

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 4 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 15 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 9 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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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016 25 comments

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and France.

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10 common questions about e-cigarettes answered

Category: Science blog May 17, 2016 57 comments

We have the answers to 10 top questions about e-cigarettes, ranging from whether they’re safe to if they can help people stop smoking.

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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016 16 comments

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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