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Research reveals how genetic variations in the regions of DNA that don't code for proteins, once dismissed as 'junk DNA', can affect a person's risk of cancer. Research reveals how genetic variations in the regions of DNA that don't code for proteins, once dismissed as 'junk DNA', can affect a person's risk of cancer.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 6 December 2019

6 December 2019

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Sitting down to watch more than four hours of TV over a day could increase the risk of bowel cancer in men compared to those watching less than just an hour. Sitting down to watch more than four hours of TV over a day could increase the risk of bowel cancer in men compared to those watching less than just an hour.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 9 March 2018

9 March 2018

Scientists have devised a simple test for an earlier and more accurate warning of returning bladder cancer than existing methods. Scientists have devised a simple test for an earlier and more accurate warning of returning bladder cancer than existing methods.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 7 July 2017

7 July 2017

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Scientists have found that carrying fat around your middle could be as good an indicator of cancer risk as body mass index (BMI). Scientists have found that carrying fat around your middle could be as good an indicator of cancer risk as body mass index (BMI).

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 24 May 2017

24 May 2017

People who are overweight in their twenties and become obese later in life may be three times more likely to develop oesophageal or upper stomach cancer. People who are overweight in their twenties and become obese later in life may be three times more likely to develop oesophageal or upper stomach cancer.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 15 February 2017

15 February 2017

  • Science & Technology
  • Health & Medicine

Dundee research explains drug resistance in ovarian cancer

Scientists in Dundee have uncovered important information about how ovarian cancer becomes resistant to certain treatments. Scientists in Dundee have uncovered important information about how ovarian cancer becomes resistant to certain treatments.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 10 August 2016

10 August 2016