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Science Snaps: designer drugs

Science Blog April 18, 2014

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest instalment of Science Snaps we explore some science illustration and research looking at targeted cancer treatments.

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Stratified medicine and the lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial – part of a cancer care revolution

Science Blog April 17, 2014

We’re launching an ambitious new clinical trial aiming to advance treatment for patients with lung cancer – so how will it work?

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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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When muscle turns to bone – clues for treating deadly childhood brain tumours

Science Blog April 7, 2014

What links a rare form of childhood brain tumour and an even rarer disease that turns muscle into bone? Our researchers have just discovered the answer.

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A big step towards cutting red tape for research

Science Blog April 2, 2014

A new £4.5 million Government funding boost will improve the way research is approved in the NHS. But what does it mean for patients?

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50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

Science Blog March 26, 2014

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

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#nomakeupselfie – some questions answered

Science Blog March 25, 2014

What does £8m pay for? And what about the polar bears? We answer your questions about #nomakeupselfie.

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