Together we will beat cancer


‘My fiancee is gone but she’s still helping others fight cancer’

Category: Science blog September 28, 2018 2 comments

Following the publication of a new piece of cancer research, one of our colleagues reflects on the contribution his late fiancee made in making it happen.

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Taking part in clinical trials – Tommy’s story

Category: Science blog September 26, 2017 8 comments

In 2012, Tommy Brennan was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Here, he shares his story and his experience of joining a Cancer Research UK-funded clinical trial.

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ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

Category: Science blog June 15, 2016 Comments are closed

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here’s our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 23 of 30 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s most successful cancer drugs.

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From snapshot to family tree – writing the evolutionary rule book of cancer

Category: Science blog April 15, 2015 1 comment

Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.

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Citizen Science: “you don’t need to be qualified to do this”

Category: Science blog October 3, 2014 14 comments

To mark the launch of our latest Citizen Science game, Reverse The Odds, we caught up with one the researchers that you’ll be helping by playing the game.

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Trial success helps patients avoid radical bladder cancer surgery

Category: Science blog April 23, 2012 1 comment

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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News digest – landmark breast cancer study, bladder cancer, plain packaging of cigarettes, and more

Category: Science blog April 21, 2012 Comments are closed

A major Cancer Research UK study published this week could revolutionise the way women with breast cancer are diagnosed and…

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Annual Review 2010/11 – Clinical trials: testing treatments that save lives

Category: Science blog August 3, 2011 1 comment

Since 1995, more than 100,000 patients have taken part in our treatment trials. In this final article selected from our…

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No need to worry about having a shower or drinking water

Category: Science blog March 17, 2011 Comments are closed

“Swimming too often in chlorinated water ‘could increase risk of developing bladder cancer’, claim scientists”. But did they, or is…

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