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News digest – alcohol and cancer, sugar crackdown, cancer-hunting viruses and… bad bacon?

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK gives us updates on alcohol, sugary dringks, healthier eating, artificial intelligence, ovarian cancer, cancer-targeting viruses, breast cancer, and finally….. bad bacon? See original article at: http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2018/01/06/news-digest-alcohol-and-cancer-sugar-crackdown-cancer-hunting-viruses-and-bad-bacon/

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Professor Margaret Frame OBE and her contribution to cancer research

Anne Li At the start of this year Professor Margaret Frame, science director at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, was given an OBE for her contribution to cancer research. She answers a few questions…

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Call for NHS staff investment as cancer cases rise

Anne Li The number of new cases of cancer in England is continuing to rise. The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data show that there were 303,135 cancers diagnosed in England in 2016, up…

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7 Key Cancer Trends For 2018

Author: Elaine Schattner I expect progress. Here’s my list of major trends and issues that will affect the lives of cancer patients in 2018: 1. Less chemotherapy A recent report finds that among patients with…

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New Year’s resolutions 2018: Can you nudge your way to a new you?

Anne Li If you’ve made some healthy resolutions for 2018, understanding the science behind why we make certain decisions can help you keep on track. Cancer Research UK spoke to UCL’s Dr Philippa Lally, who…

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