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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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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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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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Science Snaps: why aren’t flies as big as hippos?

Science Blog March 13, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest Science Snaps we explore how capturing microscopic images of fly eyes is helping our researchers pinpoint genetic changes linked to cancer.

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Science Blog February 28, 2014

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting tumour diversity.

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The link between cancer and infections

Science Blog February 26, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.

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Download our revolutionary mobile game to help speed up cancer research

Science Blog February 4, 2014

Read about Genes in Space, a unique and enjoyable game that could help our scientists identify the DNA faults that lead to cancer.

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