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Science Snaps: how knowing the shape of cancer cells could improve treatments

Category: Science blog October 19, 2016

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Science Snaps

We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

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Building tumours in the lab – a how to guide

Category: Science blog July 4, 2016

Our scientists in London are taking apart tumours and rebuilding artificial versions in the lab to help test the latest tr...

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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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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016

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

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

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a 'Google Street Vie...

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Where cancers spread to depends on cellular ‘soil prep’

Category: Science blog November 2, 2015

New US research has unearthed a fresh take on a 126 year old theory, and it could help explain why cancers spread to diffe...

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Antioxidants, free radicals and melanoma spread – what’s going on?

Category: Science blog October 16, 2015

We explore new research looking at how antioxidants and free radicals might affect the ability of melanoma cells to spread...

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