Posts

October 14, 2014

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6:00 PM | A chemical ‘breadcrumb trail’ helps melanoma spread
Our scientists have found that melanoma cells follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body, encouraging them to spread.

October 09, 2014

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6:00 PM | Lung cancer evolution – a journey through space and time
Two new studies reveal the processes in our cells that cause lung cancers develop - a process that can take more than twenty years.

October 06, 2014

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9:45 AM | Understanding how cells divide – the story of a Nobel prize
In 2001, our researchers Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse won a share of the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine. We look back at their achievements.

October 03, 2014

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3:48 PM | Citizen Science: “you don’t need to be qualified to do this”
To mark the launch of our latest Citizen Science game, Reverse The Odds, we caught up with one the researchers that you'll be helping by playing the game.

September 26, 2014

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12:26 PM | Classifying leukaemia: one size doesn’t fit all
A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.

September 22, 2014

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12:00 AM | Saving lives and averting costs? The case for earlier diagnosis just got stronger
A guest post from Incisive Health's Mike Birtwhistle, who has just produced a new report for Cancer Research UK on the economic impact of early diagnosis.
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