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The changing landscape of children’s cancer treatment

We spoke to Professor Lou Chesler and Dr Lynley Marshall about the innovative studies that are aiming to make children’s cancer treatment more tailored.

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Are differences in treatment driving variation in ovarian cancer survival internationally?

The latest ovarian cancer data from the ICBP reveals that while more people are surviving their cancer, there’s still a long way to go.

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Pursuing precision medicine in a flagship lung cancer trial

The National Lung Matrix Trial – a £25 million collaboration with pharmaceutical companies and the NHS – has been exploring how patients with non small cell lung cancer respond to more tailored, targeted treatments.

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COVID-19: “It could take months to build research up again”

Professor Richard Gilbertson talks about the impact of COVID-19 on research at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.

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Cancer blood test uses ‘noise cancellation’ to improve sensitivity

Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

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Moves and countermoves: How the immune system responds to lung cancer’s ‘tactics’

Scientists working on the TRACERx project have mapped how the immune systems responds to lung tumours over time

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COVID-19: Fighting viruses with viruses

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

Dr Alan Parker’s team in Cardiff are engineering viruses to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19: Why we’re making cuts to our research funding

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s impact on our fundraising, we’ve had to cut our research spend. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Testing for COVID-19 coronavirus at the Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute’s lab facilities have been temporarily transformed into a COVID-19 testing facility, to help combat the spread of infection.

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New blood test study uses artificial intelligence to identify cancer. But it’s not ready for patients yet. 

Researchers have revealed a new blood test that uses artificial intelligence to identify cancer, but it’s not ready for patients yet. 

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