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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Science Blog April 9, 2014

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

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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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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Science Snaps: capturing the immune system and cancer

Science Blog December 17, 2013

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Science Snaps

Science Snaps returns with another amazing image from our researchers – in this post we take a closer look at the immune system and cancer.

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Cancer, wounds and inflammation – something fishy going on

Science Blog December 5, 2013

Professor Paul Martin tells us about his cancer journey and his research on wound healing and cancer.

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The quest to unravel the side effects of cancer drugs

Science Blog September 5, 2013

An important part of cancer drug treatment is minimising side effects – how are scientists tackling this issue and what does the new research show?

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Genetic “fine-tuners” and breast cancer

Science Blog August 5, 2013

In the wake of a huge study mapping cancer genetics, new research has linked a tiny bit of genetic material to the immune system and breast cancer.

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TRACERx – a new era in lung cancer research

Science Blog July 18, 2013

We’ve announced a huge research project called TRACERx, investing millions of pounds into understanding the genetic driving force behind lung cancer.

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