Posts

November 22, 2014

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9:00 AM | News digest – treatment targets missed, prostate cancer and obesity, liquid hand soap and more
Cancer treatment target missed again, evidence links obesity and aggressive prostate cancer, plus could liquid hand gel be harming your health?

November 21, 2014

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11:09 AM | Could computers help GPs diagnose cancer early?
We discuss results of an evaluation of a new computer based system to help GPs diagnose cancer.

November 20, 2014

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1:04 PM | The risk factor – new evidence on obesity and prostate cancer
The World Cancer Research Fund has published some important new research on prostate cancer and obesity - we explore the findings.

November 17, 2014

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5:14 PM | ‘The People Who Are Keeping Me Alive’ – Rina’s story
Rina has stage four breast cancer, but following a conversation with her care team, she's putting them in the spotlight as part of a new photography exhibition.

November 16, 2014

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9:00 AM | Getting cancer’s story straight
In this guest post from one of our researchers we dig a bit deeper into cancer's genetic story and tackle the mystery of some missing pages.

November 15, 2014

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9:00 AM | News digest – DNA ‘blind spots’, monster chromosomes, the Cancer Drugs Fund and more
Unravelling cancer’s genetic ‘blind spots’, what’s a ‘monster chromosome’? Plus the latest announcements on the controversial Cancer Drugs Fund.

November 14, 2014

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4:15 PM | Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help
We've launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

November 13, 2014

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12:54 PM | What next for the Cancer Drugs Fund?
We look at the latest developments to the controversial Cancer Drugs Fund, which pays for patients in England to get drugs that haven’t been approved by NICE

November 11, 2014

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4:33 PM | Dr Julian Huppert MP: “What will it take to make UK science great? Investment, people and collaboration”
A guest post from Lib Dem MP and former research scientist, Dr Julian Huppert, on what will keep UK science great

November 09, 2014

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9:00 AM | It’s lung cancer awareness month
November is lung cancer awareness month, so we've pulled together key information about the disease and what we’re doing to improve survival.

November 08, 2014

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9:00 AM | News digest – cancer conferences, military metaphors, off-patent drugs and more
Here's our round-up of the week's developments in cancer research, as covered by the media.

November 06, 2014

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2:52 PM | What exactly is Google’s ‘cancer nanodetector’?
Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media around ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ - but how feasible are they?
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2:15 PM | NCRI conference summary – day 4
Here's our final round-up from the 2014 NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

November 05, 2014

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12:21 PM | NCRI conference summary – day 3
Here’s our round up from day three of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

November 04, 2014

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1:59 PM | The Mail and Telegraph’s coverage of new cancer survival figures was misleading
We clarify some misleading reporting of new cancer survival statistics.
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10:44 AM | NCRI conference summary – day 2
Here’s our round up from day two of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

November 03, 2014

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1:22 AM | NCRI conference summary – day 1
Here's our round up from day one of the NCRI cance conference in Liverpool

November 02, 2014

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9:00 AM | It’s pancreatic cancer awareness month
It’s November, and that means its pancreatic cancer awareness month. Here are some useful links about the disease.

November 01, 2014

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9:00 AM | News digest – self-destructing cells, sex and prostate cancer, nanoparticles and more
Lung cancer cell self-destruction, nanoparticle tool proposed (but overhyped), and could sex with multiple women reduce a man’s risk of prostate cancer?
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