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

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

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

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

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Spotting the earliest signs of oesophageal cancer with a fluorescence-detecting camera

Our scientists in Cambridge have developed a specialised camera that could help detect precancerous changes that may develop into oesophageal cancer.

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Balls of cells with their own ‘passport’ to help speed up cancer drug testing

We investigate organoids, the latest way that scientists are growing cancer cells in the lab to help test hundreds of cancer drugs.

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How imaging could help personalise breast cancer treatment

Advanced imaging technology is helping our scientists understand how key molecules fuel the growth of breast cancer cells.

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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

We’ve partnered with the Cancer Moonshot initiative, set up by US President Barack Obama in 2016 to accelerate progress against cancer.

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ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here’s our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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Tackling brain tumours, understanding immunotherapy and revealing cancer’s genetics at the end of life – accelerating progress at our Centres

We’ve announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor.

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Blood analysis could offer a real-time ‘snapshot’ of melanoma treatment

We explore the latest research from our scientists in Manchester that’s tracking how melanomas respond to treatment by analysing patient blood samples.

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