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New immunotherapy discovery could give treatments the precision they need

Category: Science blog March 3, 2016 24 comments

Our scientists may have uncovered the ‘guidance system’ needed to make cancer immunotherapy more effective.

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Grand Challenge five: build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 7 of 21 in the series Grand Challenge

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.

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Expert Opinion – Professor Richard Gilbertson talks children’s cancers

Category: Science blog November 26, 2015 1 comment

We caught up with Professor Richard Gilbertson to find out the challenges facing research into children’s cancers, and where the field is heading.

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015 2 comments

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Where cancers spread to depends on cellular ‘soil prep’

Category: Science blog November 2, 2015 Comments are closed

New US research has unearthed a fresh take on a 126 year old theory, and it could help explain why cancers spread to different tissues.

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The 7 questions we must answer to beat cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2015 1 comment

This entry is part 2 of 21 in the series Grand Challenge

The world’s biggest cancer experts have selected 7 research challenges that must be tackled to beat cancer – we take a look at what they chose.

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Recently funded research – understanding what makes cancer tick

Category: Science blog October 2, 2015 Comments are closed

Here are a few highlights from the research projects our Science Committee funded in April.

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Do you think that’s air you’re breathing? How cancer cells corrupt the matrix

Category: Science blog October 1, 2015 Comments are closed

Cancer cells can corrupt their healthy counterparts to help them spread around the body. We explore new research looking to stop them.

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A legacy of ground-breaking research

Category: Science blog September 9, 2015 Comments are closed

Read the inspiring story of how a generous gift left by a couple in their Will is helping our scientists understand how cancers spread.

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Science Snaps: prioritising the gene faults behind bowel cancer

Category: Science blog September 7, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Step behind the microscope and find out how this image is helping our scientists understand more about how bowel cancer develops.

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