Together we will beat cancer


News digest – early diagnosis, fighting talk, bladder cancer deaths, and a poem on a pill

Category: Science blog August 17, 2019 1 comment

There has been an overall increase in early stage cancer detection in Scotland and Simon Armitage has engraved his latest poem on a cancer pill.

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Artificial intelligence labs, immigration and NHS funding: what do the latest Government announcements mean for cancer?

Category: Science blog August 13, 2019 0 comments

The new Government have made several announcements about science and the NHS, including a new Artificial Intelligence lab. But what does it mean for cancer?

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Science Snaps: solving the mystery of an oddly-shaped tumour

Category: Science blog August 12, 2019 2 comments

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists have developed an entirely new way to look at tumours. And it’s helped them solve the mystery of how some pancreatic tumours develop.

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News digest – personalised breast cancer blood test, AI funding boost, ‘calorie tax’ and burgers

Category: Science blog August 10, 2019 3 comments

£250 million towards an AI lab for the NHS and an experimental breast cancer blood test detects early disease.

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News digest – aspirin, breast cancer blood test, Boris Johnson’s NHS plans and bowel cancer rates in young people 

Category: Science blog August 3, 2019 2 comments

NICE makes draft recommendation on daily aspirin for people with Lynch syndrome to reduce bowel cancer risk and blood test could detect breast cancer relapse.

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Opinion: ‘Building an NHS workforce for the future must be Boris Johnson’s top health priority’

Category: Science blog July 31, 2019 2 comments

With a new Prime Minister in office, the Government’s commitments to supporting the NHS and building on the strength of science in the UK must become reality.

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News digest – smokefree 2030, NICE decision, proton beam therapy and CAR T cell boost in mice

Category: Science blog July 27, 2019 1 comment

In the news this week: The government sets a smokefree target of 2030 for England and can eating fish reduce your risk of bowel cancer?

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Government says England will be smokefree by 2030. But how will it get there?

Category: Science blog July 23, 2019 20 comments

The Government proposes some new and old ways to prevent disease.

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News digest – soaring skin cancer rates, breast milk, 5G and does eating insects really protect against cancer?

Category: Science blog July 20, 2019 7 comments

In the news this week: soaring melanoma skin cancer rates in younger adults and does eating insects really protect against cancer?

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News digest – sugary drinks, vagina bacteria, NHS info through Amazon’s Alexa and ‘War in the Blood’

Category: Science blog July 13, 2019 4 comments

In the news this week: a potential link between sugary drinks and cancer and the NHS teams up with Amazon Alexa to provide accessible health information.

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