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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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Microbubbles, a cancer cell shape sorter, and artificial intelligence – our latest innovative science projects

Category: Science blog April 4, 2016

We take a look at five exciting projects that have just been funded by our Pioneer Award.

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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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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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Expert Opinion – Professor Richard Gilbertson talks children’s cancers

Category: Science blog November 26, 2015

We caught up with Professor Richard Gilbertson to find out the challenges facing research into children’s cancers, and where the field is heading.

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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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