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Diesel exhaust fumes ‘definitely’ cause cancer – should we be worried?

Category: Science blog June 14, 2012 2 comments

Today the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – part of the World Health Organisation – announced that it…

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Expert opinion: why are some cancers so difficult to treat?

Category: Science blog January 26, 2012 1 comment

Professor Gerard Evan is Head of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge. Earlier in the week, we…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke

Category: Science blog December 19, 2011 1 comment

‘Know your enemy’ is a quote that rings true for scientists studying cancer.  And in order to beat the disease…

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Expert Opinion: Dr Gareth Veal – getting chemo right for kids

Category: Science blog December 15, 2011 Comments are closed

When it came to avoiding extremes, Goldilocks knew what she was doing as she plumped for the perfect porridge. In…

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Expert Opinion – Professor Josef Vormoor and Dr Olaf Heidenreich

Category: Science blog December 1, 2011 Comments are closed

Being told your child has cancer is every parent’s worst nightmare. But every year, around 1500 families are given this…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Fran Balkwill

Category: Science blog November 16, 2011 4 comments

No man is an island – we exist together with other people in families, communities and societies. The same is…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Nick Lemoine on pancreatic cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2011 9 comments

Pancreatic cancer continues to be one of the hardest cancers to treat, so as part of our Research Strategy, we’ve…

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Expert Opinion: Dr Des Powe

Category: Science blog September 30, 2011 2 comments

Dr Des Powe wants to find out whether beta blockers could be used to treat cancer. Can you teach an…

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Annual Review 2010/11 – Fighting pancreatic cancer

Category: Science blog August 2, 2011 1 comment

Pancreatic cancer urgently needs more research – to detect the disease sooner, improve treatments and save lives. Just 3 per…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Jack Cuzick

Category: Science blog July 1, 2011 3 comments

Will we ever be able to ‘pop a pill’ to stop cancer developing? In our latest expert interview, we talked…

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