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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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Lab work one day, caring for patients the next: the life of a clinician scientist

Category: Science blog December 23, 2015

One of our clinician scientists explains what it’s like balancing lab work and caring for patients.

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Getting the full picture: better imaging makes brain cancer easier to see

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

Scientists have found a way to make brain tumours easier to see, according to new research presented at the NCRI conference.

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Dr Giles Maskell: ‘waiting a month or more for scan results is shocking’

Category: Science blog September 6, 2015

President of the Royal College of Radiologists, Dr Giles Maskell, shares his reaction to our new report on medical imaging services.

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To Test Cancer Sooner, we need the Government to invest in the NHS

Category: Science blog September 1, 2015

Find out why we’re campaigning for the Government to invest more in diagnosing cancer earlier – and sign our petition to make sure our voice is heard.

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Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help

Category: Science blog November 14, 2014

We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

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A chemical ‘breadcrumb trail’ helps melanoma spread

Category: Science blog October 14, 2014

Our scientists have found that melanoma cells follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body, encouraging them to spread.

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