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Fishing for tumour DNA in the liquid bathing the brain

Category: Science blog November 6, 2018 2 comments

Our scientists have shown it’s possible to detect brain tumour DNA in the liquid surrounding the brain using a cheap technique.

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Developing kinder treatments for people with brain tumours

Category: Science blog September 20, 2018 3 comments

We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.

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Discovering better treatments for children with brain tumours

Category: Science blog September 5, 2018 3 comments

We’re launching a new Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence to speed up the discovery of new treatments for children with brain tumours.

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How tiny metal beads could make chemotherapy more effective for brain tumours

Category: Science blog August 31, 2018 2 comments

Our researchers are working on a new way to improve chemotherapy treatment for aggressive brain tumours, using the precious metal palladium.

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Improving brain tumour diagnosis to make treatment personal

Category: Science blog August 24, 2018 0 comments

Our scientists are working to improve brain tumour diagnosis. Find out how this could make treatment more personal, and guide people onto clinical trials.

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Developing more accurate ways to study brain tumours

Category: Science blog August 13, 2018 2 comments

Growing ‘mini brains’ in dishes is just one of the innovative ways our scientists are studying brain tumours in the lab. Find out how this could lead to new treatments.

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Living with a brain tumour – Sue’s story

Category: Science blog August 3, 2018 2 comments

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Sue shares her experience of living with an incurable brain tumour.

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My brain tumour treatment journey – Parminder’s story

Category: Science blog August 1, 2018 1 comment

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Parminder takes us through her treatment journey after she was diagnosed with an astrocytoma.

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Piecing together brain tumour biology to design more effective drugs

Category: Science blog July 31, 2018 2 comments

Scientists are slowly uncovering what makes brain tumours tick. Combining this information with research on the healthy brain could lead to new treatments.

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Being diagnosed with a brain tumour – Mary’s story

Category: Science blog July 30, 2018 3 comments

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. In this series, 3 people share their experience of the disease, starting with Mary and her diagnosis.

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