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Boys should be given HPV jab, says vaccine committee. Here’s what happens next.

Category: Science blog July 18, 2018 48 comments

The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.

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5 ways research can help prevent cancer

Category: Science blog April 6, 2018 Comments are closed

Following our research on how lifestyle affects cancer risk, we look at how research into vaccines, screening and drugs could also help prevent cancers.

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The HPV vaccine and cervical screening: how many tests do you need?

Category: Science blog November 10, 2017 8 comments

New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

Category: Science blog June 12, 2017 6 comments

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

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World Cancer Day 2017: liver cancer, a global challenge thanks to viruses and alcohol

Category: Science blog February 13, 2017 2 comments

In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.

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World Cancer Day 2017: how to prevent cervical cancer cases around the globe

Category: Science blog February 8, 2017 3 comments

In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent the disease in the future.

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

Category: Science blog February 4, 2017 1 comment

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 10 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016 1 comment

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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Grand Challenge two: wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus

Category: Science blog December 10, 2015 2 comments

This entry is part 4 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.

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