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Reflections from our chief scientist: The rise of the whole organism

Chief scientist Karen Vousden, contemplates the advances coming from cell biology and genomics and why the new frontiers of cancer research require a systems biology approach.

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Seven Centres to form new Cancer Research UK network

From 1 April, we’re investing £100 million over five years into seven Cancer Research UK Centres across the UK.

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A new year of expanding research horizons

Two of our Research Committee Chairs take stock of the incredible science done over 2021 and tell us what they are excited about in the year to come

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It’s a fair COP: Why our chief clinician went to a climate change summit

Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers…

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How could proposed changes to data protection laws affect research?

As the Government sets out proposals to reform data protection laws, what could this mean for researchers?

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The incredible value of going public

We speak with two science communication masters about the benefits, ethics and sheer fun of communicating your research to the public.

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Taking pride in all of our researchers

On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important…

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Professor Eithne Costello: On the road to early detection

Professor Eithne Costello on the challenges of ambitious trials, the evolution of early detection as a field in its own right and why a guiding framework is all important.

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Taking on DNA repair to tackle cancer

Pioneering therapeutics targeting the damage repair mechanism of DNA polymerase theta in a range of cancers have entered human trials – we tell the story from discovery to translation.

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The director’s cut: How Dr Catherine Elliott sees the future of cancer research

We caught up with Director of Research, Dr Catherine Elliott, to talk pandemic recovery, research careers and the role of curiosity in a goal driven scientific environment

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