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Can pigeons home in on cancer?

Category: Science blog November 18, 2015

Pigeons may provide insights on how pathologists, radiologists spot cancer.

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Where cancers spread to depends on cellular ‘soil prep’

Category: Science blog November 2, 2015

New US research has unearthed a fresh take on a 126 year old theory, and it could help explain why cancers spread to different tissues.

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Stopping cancer’s scrum for survival

Category: Science blog September 25, 2015

Our scientists have discovered that similar to a rugby maul, cancer cells can ward off tumour-killing immune cells through an important cellular signal.

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Could aspirin boost cancer immunotherapy?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2015

We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.

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Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

Category: Science blog July 24, 2014

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

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#nomakeupselfie – some questions answered

Category: 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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Cancer cells spreading around the body – a dangerous game?

Category: Science blog September 11, 2013

Research is showing how understanding the key controls that make cells move could help fight the lethal spread of cancer.

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