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‘Cutting edge’ CAR T cell immunotherapy approved in England. But is the NHS ready?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2018 2 comments

With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.

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Making chemotherapy kinder for childhood leukaemia

Category: Science blog September 14, 2018 1 comment

Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.

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Improving brain tumour diagnosis to make treatment personal

Category: Science blog August 24, 2018 0 comments

Our scientists are working to improve brain tumour diagnosis. Find out how this could make treatment more personal, and guide people onto clinical trials.

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An intelligent knife can tell ovarian cancer and healthy tissue apart. Could it make surgery smarter?

Category: Science blog August 17, 2018 0 comments

New research has shown that an intelligent knife can distinguish between ovarian cancer and normal tissue. Could it help make ovarian cancer surgery smarter?

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Science Surgery: ‘Is the one-size-fits-all treatment approach obsolete?’

Category: Science blog November 14, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series Science Surgery

Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.

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How light and sound give physicists a clearer picture of cancer

Category: Science blog August 24, 2017 Comments are closed

Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is.

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Lung cancer discovery points to a better way to personalise immunotherapy

Category: Science blog June 27, 2017 1 comment

New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 Comments are closed

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 Comments are closed

We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.

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Combining MRI scans could help spot where tumours are short of oxygen, helping to personalise treatment

Category: Science blog March 13, 2017 Comments are closed

Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.

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