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Virus therapy for melanoma – all it’s cracked up to be?

We take a balanced look at today’s headlines about a new ‘virotherapy’ for advanced melanoma skin cancer

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Science Snaps: exposing melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ to help tackle drug resistance

This entry is part 11 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

We explore new research showing how healthy cells surrounding a melanoma may help the cancer cells become resistant to targeted cancer drugs.

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Diagnosing cancer early – how far have we come?

Five years ago we measured the size of the early diagnosis prize – now we provide an update on the research looking to help diagnose more cancers earlier.

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Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help

We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

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A chemical ‘breadcrumb trail’ helps melanoma spread

Our scientists have found that melanoma cells follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body, encouraging them to spread.

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Bob Marley, genomics, and a rare form of melanoma

Our researchers in Manchester are using the power of DNA technology to study the genetic faults in the rare type of melanoma that killed Bob Marley.

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Breaking down cancer’s wall of resistance

A new discovery from a team of our scientists in London could help make chemotherapy more effective – but it’s been a tough road to get there.

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

This entry is part 7 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

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Will I burn? Our new online app helps you predict today’s sunburn risk

Do you know how strong the sun is in your area today? Our new online app can help you find out.

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