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Science Surgery: ‘Will cancer ever be eradicated completely?’

This entry is part 10 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

Eradicating diseases isn’t easy. Here we look at which cancers are preventable, and how detecting cancers earlier could make a difference.

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Science surgery: “What’s the difference between the words genome, gene and chromosome?”

This entry is part 9 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.

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Science Surgery: ‘Do we all have potentially cancerous cells in our bodies?’

This entry is part 8 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

In this instalment of our Science Surgery series, we explore what gives a cell the potential to become cancerous, and how the body stops this from happening.

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Science Surgery: ‘What’s being done to use treatments in different types of cancer?’

This entry is part 7 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.

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Science Surgery: ‘Does having had cancer make you more likely to develop it again?’

This entry is part 6 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

In this instalment of our Science Surgery series, we’re tackling a question we were asked on second cancers.

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Science Surgery: ‘Is the one-size-fits-all treatment approach obsolete?’

This entry is part 5 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.

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Science Surgery: ‘Will cancer ever be cured?’

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

Answering this question isn’t a simple case of ‘yes’ or ‘no’. It depends on the way that the term ‘cancer’ is defined.

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Science Surgery: ‘Could more cancers be caused by inherited faulty genes than we now think?’

This entry is part 3 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

In our new #ScienceSurgery series, we’re answering your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Victoria’s question.

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Science Surgery: ‘What factors lead to a cell becoming cancerous?’

This entry is part 2 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick’s question.

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Introducing our Science Surgery series

This entry is part 1 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

Our new series, Science Surgery, gives you the opportunity to ask us questions about cancer science and research.

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