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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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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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#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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Joining forces to fight lung cancer

Science Blog March 25, 2014

What has the shape of a protein got to do with giving lung cancer patients the best treatments? A team of our researchers have the answer.

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Helping to choose which trials Cancer Research UK funds: a patient’s perspective

Science Blog January 30, 2014

Shirley Harrison is a patient representative on one of our science funding committees – she explains her role and shares her story.

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A new age of cancer classification and treatment

Science Blog October 15, 2013

Large-scale studies from across the globe are providing genetic clues that link different tumours – but what does this mean for how we define and treat cancer?

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MPs call for clinical trials to be easier to run and more transparent

Science Blog September 27, 2013

We want to understand cancer and cure it. To do this we not only need the best scientific minds doing the very best research, but we need to find ways improve t...

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