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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Category: Science blog November 27, 2015 1 comment

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs from the NICE referral guidelines

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Peering behind the pathology lab door: A day in the life of a pathologist

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015 3 comments

To mark National Pathology Week, we sat down with Dr Suzy Lishman, President of the Royal College of Pathologists, to find out what a pathologist actually does.

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Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2015 2 comments

UCL’s Professor Robert West explains the science that can help smokers combat their cravings and quit the habit.

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Expert Opinion – treating cancer by exploiting how its DNA is repaired

Category: Science blog September 18, 2015 1 comment

We spoke to two of our own experts about how they’re targeting fundamental repair processes in our cells to tip cancer cells over the edge.

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News digest – GPs, cancer survival, herpes virus treatment, smoking statistics… and some terrible puns

Category: Science blog May 30, 2015 Comments are closed

Here’s our round of this week’s cancer news.

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Category: Science blog February 28, 2014 3 comments

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting tumour diversity.

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Expert Opinion – The challenges of lung cancer

Category: Science blog April 4, 2013 3 comments

One of our leading experts in lung cancer, Professor Dean Fennell, shares his thoughts on this devastating disease. Lung cancer…

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A talk by Professor Gerard Evan: cancer isn’t mysterious

Category: Science blog September 12, 2012 10 comments

What’s the link between dinosaur evolution and cancer? It’s an odd question, but one we were faced with when Cancer…

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Expert opinion: a US perspective on beating cancer

Category: Science blog September 6, 2012 3 comments

Dr Len Lichtenfeld is deputy chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. We invited Len to share his thoughts…

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Expert opinion: “Now we need to plan for first-line HPV testing”

Category: Science blog July 31, 2012 Comments are closed

Cancer prevention expert Professor Peter Sasieni talks about new research showing the effectiveness of HPV testing in preventing cervical cancer.

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