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Gene editing technology could help engineer better cancer targeting immune cells

Category: Science blog April 15, 2016

We explore how the latest gene editing technology could help our scientists engineer immune cells to precisely target and kill cancer cells.

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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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New immunotherapy discovery could give treatments the precision they need

Category: Science blog March 3, 2016

Our scientists may have uncovered the ‘guidance system’ needed to make cancer immunotherapy more effective.

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

Category: Science blog February 29, 2016

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

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Opening a window of opportunity for head and neck cancer

Category: Science blog February 24, 2016

We take a look at our latest immunotherapy clinical trial, testing a new drug for people with head and neck cancers.

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Immunotherapy cancer ‘cure’ headlines distract from fascinating science

Category: Science blog February 16, 2016

We explore today’s headlines about new US research on immunotherapy for blood cancers.

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Grand Challenge five: build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.

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