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Expert opinion: Professor Dion Morton – combining chemo and surgery in colon cancer

Earlier this month we announced trial results showing that giving patients with colon cancer (bowel cancer that originates in the colon)…

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Podcast: Dentists help spot mouth cancer, cannabis chemical on trial, Stand Up To Cancer and more

In this month’s podcast, we hear how a third of cancers in the elderly are diagnosed through an emergency hospital…

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Trial success helps patients avoid radical bladder cancer surgery

Last week we reported on the success of a major bladder cancer trial, funded by Cancer Research UK. The practice-changing…

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Joining forces against womb cancer

When it comes to cancer, radiotherapy is a mainstay of modern day cancer treatment. As we recently highlighted, it’s a…

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‘Starvation gene’ could make resistance futile for ovarian cancer cells

Every time a cell divides, its chromosomes go through a country dance. Forming pairs, they line up in a neat…

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Confused about what causes breast cancer? Read on

When it comes to what causes breast cancer, the evidence can be confusing. And the constant flow of often conflicting…

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‘Molecular relay race’ at the heart of new targeted cancer therapy

A big problem in cancer treatment is how to deliver enough of the drugs needed to treat the tumour without…

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Research on DNA ends could lead to a blood test to monitor leukaemia

Our cells are dividing all the time – replacing worn-out cells and healing injuries. But cell division can be a…

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