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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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?

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

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

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

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