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CAR T cells: Engineering a cancer-fighting immune super soldier

We explore the promise and challenges of research looking to engineer patients’ immune cells to fight cancer.

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Grand Challenge two: wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus

This entry is part 4 of 21 in the series Grand Challenge

We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.

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Our milestones: A recipe for success – the birth of combination chemotherapy

This entry is part 21 of 30 in the series Our milestones

In the latest Our Milestones series post, we look at the role we played in the advent of a 1970s cancer treatment revolution: combination chemotherapy.

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The cheek of it – how you could help beat blood cancer

Find out about blood stem cell donation, how you could get involved and even help save someone’s life

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The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey – a patient writes…

A personal take on the findings of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey from Richard Stephens, who survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma 15 years ago.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 1

Here’s our round up from day one of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

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Cancer, wounds and inflammation – something fishy going on

Professor Paul Martin tells us about his cancer journey and his research on wound healing and cancer.

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DNA untwister is a new tumour suppressor

Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer – find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours.

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