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UK researchers improve ovarian cancer detection test

Measuring changes in the level of a protein in the blood detects more cases of ovarian cancer than a single measurement on its own.

News digest – exercise and bowel cancer, ‘DNA-detecting toothbrush’, the ‘test’ that isn’t a test and more

Research shows that moderate physical activity has benefits for patients with bowel cancer. But according to our new research, more than two-thirds of...

Pint of Science 2015: from cows to cancer clinical trials

In just a few weeks’ time, people will be gathering in venues up and down the country to hear the nation’s top minds discuss the latest developments in...

Our milestones: the discovery of the NRAS signalling gene

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we go back to the 1980s – the dawn of a new era in...

Advice on being active should be routine in bowel cancer care

It’s well established that leading an active lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing bowel cancer, as well as a range of other cancers.

But what...