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April 19, 2014

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8:00 AM | News digest – lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial, tumour goggles, 3D-printed cancer cells and more
This week's news featured our ambitious new clinical trial aiming to advance treatment for lung cancer, plus goggles for surgery and 3D-printed cancer cells.

April 18, 2014

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8:00 AM | Science Snaps: designer drugs
In the latest instalment of Science Snaps we explore some science illustration and research looking at targeted cancer treatments.

April 16, 2014

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11:10 PM | Stratified medicine and the lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial – part of a cancer care revolution
We're launching an ambitious new clinical trial aiming to advance treatment for patients with lung cancer - so how will it work?

April 14, 2014

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3:56 PM | EU Tobacco Products Directive: 10 reasons why it’s good news for public health
In a guest post, Linda McAvan MEP outlines what the EU Tobacco Products Directive is and what it means for public health.

April 12, 2014

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8:00 AM | News digest – when muscle turns to bone, prostate cancer tests, ‘zombie’ cancer cells and more
Catch up on the week's big cancer new stories, including a remarkable link between two rare and devastating diseases, plus much more.

April 09, 2014

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12:07 PM | Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?
Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

April 07, 2014

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10:36 AM | When muscle turns to bone – clues for treating deadly childhood brain tumours
What links a rare form of childhood brain tumour and an even rarer disease that turns muscle into bone? Our researchers have just discovered the answer.

April 05, 2014

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8:00 AM | News digest – Chantler review on standard packs, revolutionary bowel cancer trial, laser popped ‘nanoballoons’ and more
From the Chantler review on standard packs for cigarettes, to lasers and popping ‘nanoballoons’. Catch up on the week's cancer news.

April 03, 2014

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4:50 PM | Chantler review supports standard tobacco packs – but what next?
Following an independent review by Sir Cyril Chantler, standardised tobacco packaging could be introduced by the next general election.

April 02, 2014

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11:53 AM | A big step towards cutting red tape for research
A new £4.5 million Government funding boost will improve the way research is approved in the NHS. But what does it mean for patients?

April 01, 2014

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1:06 PM | Nobody deserves to die from lung cancer
Lung cancer is a devastating disease and the UK's biggest cancer killer, but people don't like to talk about it.

March 29, 2014

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9:00 AM | News digest – £8m from #nomakeupselfie, 50 years of Epstein-Barr virus, lung cancer discovery and more
From the unprecedented £8m raised by #nomakeupselfie to the 50th anniversary of a cancer causing virus, our weekly news digest keeps you up to date.

March 26, 2014

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1:05 PM | 50 years of Epstein-Barr virus
50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer - read about the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

March 25, 2014

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4:30 PM | #nomakeupselfie – some questions answered
Today you might have seen the fantastic news that the social media trend that started out as #nomakeupselfie, with women posting pictures of themselves without makeup, has raised a staggering £8 million towards our lifesaving research. We didn’t start the trend, but we want to say a massive THANK YOU! to each and every one […]
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12:07 PM | Joining forces to fight lung cancer
What has the shape of a protein got to do with giving lung cancer patients the best treatments? A team of our researchers have the answer.

March 24, 2014

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1:45 PM | Don’t believe the hype – 10 persistent cancer myths debunked
From 'superfoods' to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.
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