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Expert opinion: “Now we need to plan for first-line HPV testing”

Category: Science blog July 31, 2012 Comments are closed

Cancer prevention expert Professor Peter Sasieni talks about new research showing the effectiveness of HPV testing in preventing cervical cancer.

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News digest – bowel cancer news, HPV and cervical cancer, diesel fumes and dental hygiene

Category: Science blog June 16, 2012 Comments are closed

There’s a crop of stories about bowel cancer in the news this week, a couple of which have come from…

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Spotting cancer early – our partnership with Tesco

Category: Science blog March 6, 2012 3 comments

If cancer is diagnosed early, it’s nearly always easier to treat successfully. But too many cancers are still diagnosed at…

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Healthy Resolutions 2012 – what’s new?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2012 4 comments

It’s mid-January, and while many resolutions will still be going strong, some may have already fallen by the wayside. But…

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News digest – ‘stratified’ medicine, government reforms, and improving survival rates

Category: Science blog November 26, 2011 3 comments

There’s been another glut of fascinating stories this week, most of which focused on aspects of the NHS. Here’s our…

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Podcast: Red tape, HPV testing, and the latest brain tumour research

Category: Science blog October 24, 2011 1 comment

In this month’s podcast we discuss a new prostate cancer drug that has been licensed in the UK and investigate…

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Podcast: cervical cancer screening, prostate cancer treatment, lung surgery rates and a big day out at Westminster

Category: Science blog November 19, 2010 1 comment

We’re thinking of changing or stopping our monthly podcasts – but we need to know what you think. Please leave…

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NCRI Conference: Professor Peter Sasieni on HPV vaccination and cervical screening

Category: Science blog November 10, 2010 Comments are closed

Our story about how suggested changes to the NHS cervical cancer screening programme, hand in hand with widespread uptake of…

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NCRI conference: How could the HPV vaccine change cervical screening?

Category: Science blog November 9, 2010 3 comments

The cervical cancer screening programme has been around since 1988. In that time, it has saved as many as one…

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February podcast is here

Category: Science blog February 1, 2010 Comments are closed

In the February podcast we find out how scientists may have found an unexpected use for so-called “junk” DNA, and…

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