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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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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 7 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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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science Blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.

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Big data – media buzzword or breakthrough-in-waiting?

Category: Science Blog May 23, 2014

What is big data, and how might understanding it help beat cancer?

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What’s in a genome?

Category: Science Blog May 21, 2014

As part of the 2014 Pint of Science festival, two of our researchers will be looking at what makes a genome, and what can it tell you?

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How to avoid cancer-causing chromosomal car-crashes

Category: Science Blog May 16, 2014

We reveal how a molecule called RECQL5 helps prevent potentially cancer-causing ‘car crashes’ between proteins on our DNA.

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Stratified medicine and the lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial – part of a cancer care revolution

Category: 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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