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Could ‘stealth’ viruses and microbubbles help treat cancer?

Science Blog February 14, 2014

Our researchers are developing innovative new techniques to find better ways to treat cancer in the future.

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The link between working with asbestos and mesothelioma – case closed?

Science Blog January 20, 2014

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Our milestones

In 1978 Professor Julian Peto published a scientific paper that influenced many lives, by helping to usher in an era free from asbestos.

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Sleeping Beauty reveals childhood brain tumour’s secrets

Science Blog January 17, 2014

Researchers are using a technique called Sleeping Beauty to probe the genetic faults that drive medulloblastoma, the most common type of childhood brain tumour.

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‘Drugging the undruggable’ – another step towards blocking Ras

Science Blog November 22, 2013

Following this week’s news that a once ‘undruggable’ cancer-causing molecule could now be blocked, we asked our experts for their thoughts on the research.

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Reading the cell’s compass to navigate cancer

Science Blog October 17, 2013

Knowing up from down is important for a cell and our researchers are looking at the cell’s internal compass for clues to help understand polarity and cancer.

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DNA untwister is a new tumour suppressor

Science Blog October 10, 2013

Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer – find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours.

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Miracle cancer cures? Ask for evidence

Science Blog September 13, 2013

We’ve all seen those headlines reporting a new cure for cancer, but do you know fact from fiction and how to ask for evidence?

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