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‘Cutting edge’ CAR T cell immunotherapy approved in England. But is the NHS ready?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2018 1 comment

With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘I’m so proud of what he’s done and how far he’s come’ – James’s story

Category: Science blog September 19, 2018 0 comments

James shares the story of his younger brother Max, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia, a type of blood cancer, in May 2003.

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Making chemotherapy kinder for childhood leukaemia

Category: Science blog September 14, 2018 1 comment

Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.

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Infection theory could explain cause of common childhood leukaemia, says scientist

Category: Science blog May 21, 2018 7 comments

A scientist has proposed a theory for how a common childhood cancer occurs, based on genetic faults and infections.

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From cancer evolution to targeting faulty genetics – our new fellows

Category: Science blog October 31, 2017 Comments are closed

Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.

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Meet our scientists investigating cancers’ weak spots, showing research ROCKs, and much more

Category: Science blog October 27, 2017 Comments are closed

We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.

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“What’s happening to make treatments better and less horrible?”– Alyssa’s story

Category: Science blog August 7, 2017 15 comments

When she was four, Alyssa was diagnosed with cancer. Here, she and her mom Angela tell her story.

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Sellafield, radiation and childhood cancer – shedding light on cancer clusters near nuclear sites

Category: Science blog October 31, 2016 3 comments

A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?

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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatment.

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Meet our new research fellows 2016

Category: Science blog October 6, 2016 2 comments

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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