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Piecing together kidney cancer evolution

Our scientists have tracked the evolution of kidney cancers. Find out how this could help patients in the future.

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‘Killer’ kidney cancers identified by studying their evolution

Scientists have discovered that kidney cancer follows distinct evolutionary paths, enabling them to detect whether a tumour will be aggressive.

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From cancer evolution to targeting faulty genetics – our new fellows

Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.

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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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Obesity behind surge in kidney cancers

An estimated 20,000 kidney cancer cases have been caused by obesity over the last decade in England, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK.

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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

This entry is part 11 of 26 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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Meet our new research fellows 2016

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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Advances in Wilms’ tumour treatment – how less became more

Find out how our researchers have helped lead to nine in 10 children surviving Wilms’ tumour, a type of children’s kidney cancer.

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From snapshot to family tree – writing the evolutionary rule book of cancer

Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.

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