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The trans-Atlantic quest to find a winning combination of cancer drugs

Category: Science blog September 30, 2016 2 comments

An exciting new partnership will see a combination of drugs tested in mesothelioma, lung and pancreatic cancers for the first time.

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A legacy of research – Beatrice and Harry’s story

Category: Science blog September 21, 2016 0 comments

Right now, people are doing amazing things to support our life-saving research. From flipping pancakes to pedalling for vi...

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Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016 0 comments

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

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Making a special case – how to boost brain tumour research

Category: Science blog July 19, 2016 6 comments

Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.

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Are patients being told about opportunities to take part in research?

Category: Science blog July 12, 2016 4 comments

We see if all patients had equal opportunity to take part in cancer research.

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#RightNow diary: from drug discovery to busking for science

Category: Science blog July 1, 2016 0 comments

Garry, a radio producer, is travelling the country to meet patients, researchers and survivors to share what's happening i...

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Prostate cancer trial results should mean fewer hospital trips to have radiotherapy

Category: Science blog June 20, 2016 12 comments

The results of a clinical trial testing radiotherapy doses for treating prostate cancer should be good news for men.

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ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

Category: Science blog June 15, 2016 0 comments

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here’s our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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‘Unprecedented’ breast cancer trial results explained

Category: Science blog March 11, 2016 10 comments

UK researchers running a clinical trial have presented some exciting preliminary results at a European breast cancer confe...

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There’s a real sense of optimism around new ways of tackling lung cancer

Category: Science blog February 29, 2016 Comments are closed

From immunotherapy to ‘targeted’ drugs, we report back from a recent conference on lung cancer.

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