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NCRI cancer conference day 4: the cost of cancer care and the immune system (again)

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015

Our final report from the 2015 NCRI cancer conference, featuring the cost of cancer drugs and another update on immunotherapy.

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Expert Opinion – Professor Peter Johnson on cancer immunotherapy

Category: Science blog September 17, 2015

We quiz our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, to get his take on the history of cancer immunotherapy and where the field is heading.

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‘Wake up and smell the coffee!’ Watch our Google Hangout on immunotherapy

Category: Science blog August 4, 2015

Watch our first Google Hangout on immunotherapy, the immune system and cancer, featuring Professor Fran Balkwill and Professor Ben Willcox.

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Cellular ‘kryptonite’ poses challenges in tackling childhood nerve cancer

Category: Science blog August 1, 2015

Our scientists have discovered that neuroblastoma cells can produce a cellular ‘kryptonite’ that seems to sap the power from nearby immune cells.

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ASCO 2015 round-up: immunotherapy continues to come of age

Category: Science blog June 5, 2015

We take a look back at the excitement from – and add a few important caveats to – the research from this year’s big US cancer conference.

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Virus therapy for melanoma – all it’s cracked up to be?

Category: Science blog May 27, 2015

We take a balanced look at today’s headlines about a new ‘virotherapy’ for advanced melanoma skin cancer

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