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

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016

This entry is part 6 of 8 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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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 different tissues.

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The 7 questions we must answer to beat cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2015

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Grand Challenge

The world’s biggest cancer experts have selected 7 research challenges that must be tackled to beat cancer – we take a look at what they chose.

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Recently funded research – understanding what makes cancer tick

Category: Science blog October 2, 2015

Here are a few highlights from the research projects our Science Committee funded in April.

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Do you think that’s air you’re breathing? How cancer cells corrupt the matrix

Category: Science blog October 1, 2015

Cancer cells can corrupt their healthy counterparts to help them spread around the body. We explore new research looking to stop them.

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