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Blocking 'lock and key' site of lung cancer proteins could lead to new treatments

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/11/2013 - 06:00
 A Cancer Research UK study reveals that stopping two essential lung cancer proteins from joining together at their 'lock and key' site could…
Categories: Cancer Research

World's biggest cancer database to aid new treatment development

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/11/2013 - 03:55
  A major new database funded by Cancer Research UK will use artificial intelligence to help scientists discover new cancer treatments.
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Single-dose radiotherapy during surgery 'effective in preventing breast cancer return'

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/11/2013 - 03:08
  A single dose of targeted radiotherapy delivered during or just after surgery could benefit some women undergoing treatment for early breast…
Categories: Cancer Research

As teens say 'slim cigs are cool' big tobacco profits while government stalls on packaging

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 11/10/2013 - 13:01
 Slim-line cigarettes have been voted 'cute, classy and feminine' by 15 year olds who rate the slimmer brands as weaker and less harmful than…
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IVF conception not linked to increased childhood cancer risk

UK Cancer Research - Wed, 11/06/2013 - 11:05
 Children conceived using In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and similar techniques have no increased overall risk of cancer in childhood, accordin…
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Round the clock A&E cancer doctors revolutionise treatment for patients

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 11/05/2013 - 13:01
 Having on-site cancer consultants in hospitals with Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments improves diagnosis and treatment of patients an…
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Redirecting our immune cells to help fight children's cancer

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 11/05/2013 - 13:01
 Immune cells, known as Natural Killer T cells, could be redirected to help fight the childhood cancer, neuroblastoma, according to research …
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Round the clock A&E cancer doctors revolutionise treatment for patients

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 11/05/2013 - 13:01
 Having on-site cancer consultants in hospitals with Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments improves diagnosis and treatment of patients an…
Categories: Cancer Research

Cancer Research UK announces winners of 2013 research prizes

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/04/2013 - 13:01
 Cancer Research UK presented its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award to the internationally acclaimed scientist Professor Sir Bruce Ponde…
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New computer program to help GPs know when to send patients for cancer tests

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/04/2013 - 13:01
 New software that estimates the likelihood that someone has cancer based on their symptoms could help GPs decide which patients to send for …
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New drug extends life in women with advanced ovarian cancer

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/04/2013 - 13:01
 Women with ovarian cancer that has returned after previous treatment had their life extended by almost three months after treatment with a d…
Categories: Cancer Research

Prostate cancer test can spot the difference between aggressive and slow-growing tumours

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 11/04/2013 - 13:01
 A new test may overcome one of the biggest problems in prostate cancer treatment – telling slow-growing tumours from aggressive ones – accor…
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Two-pronged drug attack could treat childhood cancer

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 11/03/2013 - 22:50
  A combination of two potential anti-cancer drugs could help block the growth of a particular childhood cancer, according to a study from the…
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Cancer Research Technology and Nuevolution sign multiple-target deal to seek potential cancer drugs

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 11/03/2013 - 13:01
 Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the commercial arm of Cancer Research UK, and Denmark-based drug discovery company Nuevolution A/S, have s…
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Routine smear test in women under 25 would cause more harm than good

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 11/03/2013 - 13:01
 A Cancer Research UK study shows that the potential benefits of a national cervical cancer screening programme for women under the age of 2…
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Blood test reveals skin cancer spread

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 11/03/2013 - 13:01
 A simple blood test could be used to identify patients whose melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer – has started to spread to othe…
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Funding for cancer research increases by over 60 per cent in 10 years

UK Cancer Research - Sat, 11/02/2013 - 23:00
 Funding for cancer research by National Cancer Research Institute Partners has increased by 62 per cent in the 10 years up to 2011 and now a…
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Deprivation responsible for 450 breast cancer deaths each year

UK Cancer Research - Fri, 11/01/2013 - 13:05
 DEPRIVATION could be responsible for around 450 deaths from breast cancer every year in England as women in lower income groups are likely t…
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Lower HPV vaccination rates putting girls from ethnic minorities at risk of cancer

UK Cancer Research - Fri, 11/01/2013 - 13:01
 Girls from some ethnic minorities are less likely to be vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), responsible for almost all cases of c…
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Prostate cancer deaths fall by a fifth in the last 20 years

UK Cancer Research - Thu, 10/31/2013 - 13:01
 Death rates from prostate cancer have fallen by 20 per cent since the early 1990s according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK.
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