Together we will beat cancer


Why haven’t we cured cancer?

This entry is part 4 of 0 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

Despite big improvements in survival, cancer is still one of the world’s biggest killers. Leading scientists explain why it presents such a challenge – and look at how far we’ve come

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The path to least resistance: How our researchers are outsmarting cancer’s survival skills

Our scientists across the country are working hard to tackle drug resistance – one of cancer’s cruellest curveballs.

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‘From virtual reality tumours to cutting-edge treatments’: what to expect from the Cancer Revolution exhibition

This entry is part 3 of 0 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

A new exhibition shows the strides scientists have made to unravel the complexities of cancer – and explores what the future holds

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How do we die of cancer? What we know (and what we don’t)

This entry is part 2 of 0 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

We’ve sent robots to mars, split the atom and mapped the human genome. Why, then, is there still so much more to understand about a disease that affects one in two of us?

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A call to action: how our Campaigns Ambassadors are shaping the Government’s 10-year Cancer Plan 

To help revolutionise what cancer outcomes will look like in England in 2032, our Campaigns Ambassadors submitted evidence to inform the Government’s upcoming 10-Year Cancer Plan.

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Detecting multiple cancers with a ‘simple’ blood test: Where are we?

A blood test capable of catching any cancer at an early stage before any symptoms may sound like science fiction but just how close are researchers to making it a reality?

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Stem cell research: meet the scientist growing ‘mini guts’ in her lab

This entry is part 1 of 0 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

Vivian Li, group leader of the stem cell and cancer biology lab at the Francis Crick Institute, talks tumours and how she aims to target them.

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Is there a right way to check your body for cancer? 

There’s no ‘right’ way to check certain parts of your body for cancer, but here’s what you need to keep in mind when self-checking.

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Piecing together the puzzle: Antibiotics, the microbiome and bowel cancer

Our researchers across the world are investigating a potential link between bowel cancer and the microbiome, and the potential role antibiotics might play.

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Paving the way: How biopsies are offering hope to children with aggressive brain tumours

“Our motivation for studying it is because there haven’t been any new effective treatments for decades.” Overall, survival for children’s…

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