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It’s lung cancer awareness month

Category: Science Blog November 9, 2014

November is lung cancer awareness month, so we’ve pulled together key information about the disease and what we’re doing to improve survival.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 1

Category: Science Blog November 3, 2014

Here’s our round up from day one of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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Coming ever closer – first PARP inhibitor on track to be licensed in Europe

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Olaparib is the first PARP inhibitor to move closer to licensing in Europe. What is it, how does it work, and when will it be available in the UK?

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Accelerating new treatments – our Centre for Drug Development

Category: Science Blog September 29, 2014

Something extraordinary is happening right now. Impelled by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers, medics, funding agencies, pharmaceutical companies a...

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Classifying leukaemia: one size doesn’t fit all

Category: Science Blog September 26, 2014

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Our milestones

A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.

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Childhood cancer research – what are the barriers?

Category: Science Blog September 18, 2014

We look at some of the challenges in running childhood cancer clinical trials.

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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science Blog August 29, 2014

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme could improve quality of life for patients

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