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Mixing complementary therapy with standard cancer treatment could affect survival

Category: Science blog July 20, 2018 3 comments

A new study explores the impact that mixing complementary therapy with conventional cancer treatment can have on survival.

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Older people and cancer: how research could personalise treatment plans and care

Category: Science blog July 16, 2018 2 comments

We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.

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Drug could protect children from hearing loss after chemo

Category: Science blog June 20, 2018 4 comments

New trials results show that a drug can reduce hearing loss in children treated with the chemo drug cisplatin. We talk to the lead researcher, Dr Penelope Brock...

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‘Our NHS is there for us, now it’s time to stand with them’

Category: Science blog June 15, 2018 2 comments

We’ve launched a campaign for more NHS staff to diagnose and treat cancer. Cancer survivor Elizabeth Bailey explains how you can get involved.

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A better understanding of brain tumour biology will bring new treatments

Category: Science blog May 1, 2018 6 comments

Brain tumour researchers face many challenges that are holding up progress. Find out how we’re bringing scientists together to overcome them.

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Vitamin C as a treatment for cancer: the evidence so far

Category: Science blog April 25, 2018 8 comments

Headlines from last year could have you believe that eating oranges could cure cancer. But is there any evidence behind vitamin C as a cancer treatment?

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 3 – oncologists

Category: Science blog March 30, 2018 1 comment

Omar is an oncologist specialising in rare cancers. He’s treating patients in one of our clinical trials in London. Here, he shares his experience of the tria...

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 2 – clinical trial patients

Category: Science blog March 28, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

Cora took part in a radiotherapy clinical trial. She was treated for a type of soft tissue sarcoma, and in this post she shares her experience of the trial.

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 1 – therapeutic radiographers

Category: Science blog March 26, 2018 2 comments

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

In our new blog series, we meet some of the people who help make radiotherapy possible. Part 1 comes from Kim, a therapy radiographer.

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Cancer Alliances are the backbone of NHS cancer care. They’re about to say what staff they need

Category: Science blog March 16, 2018 1 comment

NHS cancer services are under pressure. Local Cancer Alliances are about to report on what staff they need to reduce this.

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