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A one-off bowel scope helps prevent bowel cancer, but it’s taking time to reach everyone eligible

Category: Science blog February 22, 2017 0 comments

A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.

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Claims that ‘putting people in to hibernation’ will help cure cancers aren’t backed up by evidence

Category: Science blog February 20, 2017 0 comments

Headlines today suggested that putting patients into hibernation could be used as a way to treat cancer. Is there any science behind this claim? We explored the...

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Grand Challenge: how cancer patients shaped our most ambitious research grant ever

Category: Science blog February 20, 2017 Comments are closed

To cure all cancers we need to work together. Here’s how people affected by cancer helped us tackle our most ambitious research journey to date: the Grand Cha...

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News digest – landmark week for CRISPR genome editing, cancer-preventing drugs, lifetime weight and…‘manageable’ pancreatic cancer?

Category: Science blog February 18, 2017 0 comments

A big week for CRISPR genome editing, GPs need support on cancer-preventing drugs and can this ‘treatment’ really make pancreatic cancer manageable?

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7 innovative bits of research tech our scientists are developing

Category: Science blog February 16, 2017 0 comments

Today is Innovation Day, so we’re taking a look at some of the cutting edge technologies that our researchers are using in their efforts to understand and tre...

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World Cancer Day 2017: there are 2 types of oesophageal cancer, and they affect the world in different ways

Category: Science blog February 15, 2017 3 comments

In the last of our World Cancer Day series, we explore how oesophageal cancer affects different areas of the world, and look at the reasons behind climbing rate...

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Gene editing stem cells with CRISPR could help understand brain tumours

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 0 comments

For the first time, scientists have used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to tweak the DNA of specialised brain stem cells, which could help us understand certain b...

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GPs need help promoting the benefits of cancer preventing drugs

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 0 comments

Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.

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

Category: Science blog February 13, 2017 0 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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News digest – Grand Challenge, a ‘cancer breathalyser’, e-cigarettes, climbing children’s cancer survival and… Salmonella?

Category: Science blog February 11, 2017 0 comments

Grand Challenge winners announced; a ‘cancer breathalyser’; e-cigarette safety; climbing children’s cancer survival and… Salmonella? Here’s our weekly...

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