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Gut bacteria might hitch a ride with spreading bowel cancer cells

Anne Li Bacteria found in certain bowel cancers can also be found inside a small number of tumours that have spread to another part of the body, says new research. The bacteria helped bowel cancer…

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Our milestones: Nudging breast cancer radiotherapy in the right direction

Anne Li The journey from discovering x-rays to using them to treat cancer was a quick one. It began in the winter of 1895 in a physicist’s lab in central Bavaria, Germany. While he was…

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2017 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal

The 2017 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal is now underway. It’s your last chance to make this year’s campaign the most successful ever. Thanks to the stewardship of wonderful and loyal donors like you,…

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News digest – NHS announcements, the Budget, experimental treatments and… alcoholic jelly?

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK’s News Digest gives us updates on NHS announcements, the Budget, boosts to research development, experimental immunotherapy, head and neck cancers, PTSD, link between obesity and cancer, connections between…

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News digest – breast cancer drugs, alcohol pricing, ‘indulgent grandparents’, and… coffee (again)?

Anne Li This week, Cancer Research UK’s News Digest gives us updates on new breast cancer drugs, minimum price for alcohol, grandparents’ influence, helping smokers quit, obesity rates, organoids, gene editing, pancreatic cancer, and finally….…

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