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8 Dec 2013
Cancer Research UK funded researchers have discovered a gene that is switched off in around one per cent of all cancers and could hold a vital clue to new treatments.
5 Dec 2013
Lives will be lost due to changes to European Union (EU) legislation that would put research in the UK under serious threat; in some cases making it illegal to carry out crucial studies and clinical trials, warns Cancer Research UK today.
4 Dec 2013
Cancer survival rates are continuing to improve in England, according to the results from a Europe-wide collaborative project.
2 Dec 2013
A molecule that helps cancer cells to keep dividing could be a promising target for new treatments, according to research published in the journal Oncogene today.
1 Dec 2013
Blocking a molecule in tumour-fuelling stem cells could offer a new way to treat bowel cancer, a Canadian study has shown.