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Georgia’s story: a parent’s perspective on childhood cancer

Category: Science blog September 28, 2012 8 comments

Every cancer diagnosis is difficult. And being told that your child has cancer can be particularly harrowing. Four years ago…

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Podcast: redefining breast cancer, tiny brain tumours, bowel cancer progress and more

Category: Science blog April 30, 2012 Comments are closed

This month, we hear how a landmark study could revolutionise breast cancer treatment, and take a look at the growing…

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News digest – bowel cancer, kidney cancer, booze, boost for drug development, and more

Category: Science blog March 31, 2012 Comments are closed

Another week has flown by, and yet more interesting cancer research was in the news, both from our own scientists…

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Podcast: cancer genes, kids smoking, shunning sunbeds, and spotting the signs

Category: Science blog March 22, 2012 Comments are closed

In this month’s podcast a landmark cancer study sheds light on tumour genes, and experts suggest that more breast cancer…

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News digest – complex kidney tumours, smoking warning, HRT and more

Category: Science blog March 10, 2012 Comments are closed

Some weeks are busier than others, and the past seven days have been a whirlwind. Lots of fascinating cancer research…

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On the origin of tumours

Category: Science blog March 7, 2012 4 comments

“Cancer starts when a single cell in our body starts dividing out of control.” We repeat this statement so often…

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Shutting down cells’ ‘back-up generator’ to beat kidney cancer

Category: Science blog August 17, 2011 2 comments

As well as the ingenuity, dedication and skill of their staff, modern hospitals can’t function properly without a reliable electricity…

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Kidney cancer drug access – the end of the story?

Category: Science blog August 27, 2009 1 comment

In April we wrote about the decision by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) not to recommend three…

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NICE says no to three drugs for advanced kidney cancer

Category: Science blog April 29, 2009 Comments are closed

The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has announced its final decision on whether people with advanced kidney…

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NICE recommends Sutent (sunitinib) for advanced kidney cancer

Category: Science blog February 4, 2009 Comments are closed

Six months after their preliminary decision, the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) today issued its final guidance…

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