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20 years of Cancer Research UK: Celebrating our research nurses

As part of our 20th anniversary we’re celebrating our research nurses, who play a vital role in making sure patients are safe and cared for in clinical trials.

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Reflections from the World Cancer Congress

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series CRUK Global

Across the diverse audience of cancer researchers, health policy professionals, government officials and cancer survivors there was a common desire at the World Cancer Congress: to make up for lost time. 

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Repurposing radiotherapy drugs could give immunotherapy a boost

Researchers in Southampton have found that a way to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in cancers that are resistant by repurposing existing drugs

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The rise of the ‘long-waiter’ – why cancer waiting times are showing the pressure more than ever before

We’ve all seen the headlines. Whether it’s ‘Waiting lists for cancer treatment soar’ in the Express, the Mail talking about…

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The Nobel Prize winner helping us treat children’s cancers

Professor Carolyn Bertozzi won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. She’s using all she’s learned to create better treatments for solid tumours in children.

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Changes to chromosomes impact how children’s brain tumours respond to treatment

Our scientists have found tiny cellular changes that make medulloblastomas resistant to treatment. Understanding them could help us treat the disease in future.

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Why consistent and funded cancer policies are key to improving cancer survival

Research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership has found a link between cancer policy consistency over time and survival for six cancer types

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Stopping the spread: A revolution in how we think about metastasis

Research from our Cambridge Institute has shown us that metastasis isn’t a process unique to cancer, revolutionising the way we think about cell dissemination. 

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How “the most advanced machine learning approach” is finding new cancer-causing mutational signatures

A team of researchers has developed a new tool to identify mutational signatures in cancer DNA that’s quickly establishing itself as the best of the best.  

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Interpreted cancer awareness workshops: talking about cancer with South-Asian communities

One of our interpreted Talk Cancer workshops has been recognised in the Royal Society of Public Health’s, Health and Wellbeing awards 2022.

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