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News digest – targeted ‘lava lamp’ treatment, skin cancer biopsies and the iKnife

New research powered by the iKnife has uncovered new aspects of breast cancer linked to metabolism and diet.

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Searching for novel connections in cancer metabolism

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

Our scientists have been hunting for patterns that could reveals clues about metabolism and cancer.

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Cancer blood test uses ‘noise cancellation’ to improve sensitivity

Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

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Opinion: ‘Medical research charities are falling through the cracks of COVID-19 Government support’

Without specific and strategic Government support, the COVID-19 pandemic could have a deep and long-lasting effect on our work.

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Coronavirus reports – Part 5: “I have tried to be positive all the way through”

We caught up with people living with cancer across the country, to find out how the coronavirus pandemic has been affecting them and their families.

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COVID-19: Keeping cancer patients on clinical trials

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

We look at some of the work being done to keep people with cancer on clinical trials during the coronavirus pandemic.

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News digest – SABR, ‘chemo buses’, junk food marketing and 3D printed pills

An innovative new form of radiotherapy is being rolled out across cancer centres in England over the next year

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Our work saves lives – that must mean Black lives too

Like so many of us right now, I’ve been thinking hard about how to be a better ally, writes our CEO, Michelle Mitchell.

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COVID-19: The Lighthouse Labs leading the way for COVID-19 testing in the UK

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

We spoke to Cancer Research UK scientists who are volunteering at Lighthouse Labs across the country.

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News digest – prostate cancer, COVID-19 trials, breast cancer genes and street lamps?

Prostate cancer has overtaken breast cancer and is now the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK.

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