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Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.

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News digest – vaping, dirty air, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer and… gardening?

Fewer vapers are smoking cigarettes, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer spread and... gardening to tackle childhood obesity? Here’s our weekly news digest.

News digest – Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and… a cancer-detecting bra?

Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and... a cancer-detecting bra? Here's our weekly news digest.

Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.

News digest – Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm?

Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm? Here's our weekly news digest.

There’s more to emergency diagnoses than GPs ‘failing cancer patients’

We look at headlines claiming GPs are ‘failing an estimated 32,000 cancer patients a year’ in England.

News digest – ‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries?

‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries? Here's our weekly news digest.

News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's killer about sofas? Find out in the news digest....

Blood tests, microbes, immunotherapy and more: AACR 2017’s hottest topics

At AACR 2017, thousands of doctors and scientists shared progress in cancer research. Read about the hottest topics.

9 burning questions about CRISPR genome editing answered

In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that pop up.

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