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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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CRT Pioneer Fund collaborates with Chroma Therapeutics to develop cancer drugs targeting the immune system

UK Cancer Research - Wed, 10/30/2013 - 13:01
 The Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund (CPF) has announced a collaboration with Chroma Therapeutics Ltd to develop cancer drugs targeti…
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Potential brain tumour drug can distinguish cancer cells from healthy ones

UK Cancer Research - Wed, 10/30/2013 - 10:00
 A POTENTIAL new drug, already in clinical development, can stop brain tumour cells growing while leaving healthy cells alone, according to n…
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Bowel cancer patients miss out on life-saving liver surgery

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 10/27/2013 - 23:30
 Bowel cancer patients whose disease has spread to the liver are not being referred to specialists for potentially life-saving surgery, accor…
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DNA discovery links rare teenage bone tumours

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 10/27/2013 - 13:00
  The key genetic changes behind two rare bone cancers have been uncovered by UK researchers.
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Gibb Research Fellowship awarded to Cancer Research UK scientist

UK Cancer Research - Thu, 10/24/2013 - 12:01
 Professor Tony Kouzarides has been made a Gibb Fellow in recognition of his significant contribution to our understanding of the complex pro…
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Dampening the immune system improves response to mesothelioma treatment

UK Cancer Research - Thu, 10/24/2013 - 00:34
  Suppressing the body's natural defences could improve how well mesothelioma patients respond to certain treatments, a US study suggests.
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Cancer imaging centres get £35 million boost

UK Cancer Research - Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:05
 Cancer imaging is set to get a major boost from a £35 million nationwide initiative to develop cutting edge imaging technologies for basic a…
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Young black women less likely to survive breast cancer

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 10/22/2013 - 12:01
 Young black women in the UK diagnosed with breast cancer aged 40 or younger have poorer overall survival than white women in the same age gr…
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Genetic risk factor links Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple sclerosis

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 10/22/2013 - 04:01
  A genetic variant previously shown to be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) may also increase the risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma…
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Care after treatment is ‘letting down’ men with prostate cancer

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 10/15/2013 - 12:01
 More than 8 in 10 men living with prostate cancer may not be getting the nursing care they need to prevent possible psychological and sexual…
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Campaign highlights blood in urine as potential sign of kidney cancer

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 10/15/2013 - 04:34
  A national campaign has been launched to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer as new figures show an increase in the incidenc…
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New research shows ‘DNA tags’ could guide treatment for advanced ovarian cancer

UK Cancer Research - Mon, 10/14/2013 - 12:01
 A Cancer Research UK study has identified chemical 'tags' on DNA in patients’ tumours that could help doctors decide the type of chemotherap…
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