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ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

Category: Science blog June 15, 2016

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here’s our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Science Snaps

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.

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Tackling brain tumours, understanding immunotherapy and revealing cancer’s genetics at the end of life – accelerating progress at our Centres

Category: Science blog May 13, 2016

We’ve announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor.

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More pieces of the jigsaw fall into place at the 2016 AACR Conference

Category: Science blog May 6, 2016

We look back on the key topics and trends discussed at the American Association of Cancer Research’s recent Annual Meeting in New Orleans

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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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