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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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Facing the future: “How can a 3-year old understand that her daddy is going to die?”

Becky and Manish both had the heart-breaking job of preparing their own young children for a future without them.

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The vaccination of a generation? – That Cancer Conversation

This entry is part [part not set] of 4 in the series That Cancer Conversation

Dr Ishu Kataria and her team are working out how to get the HPV vaccine to more than 70 million girls and help India ‘eliminate’ cervical cancer.

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Inspiring the next generation of cancer researchers

We’ve partnered with In2science UK, an organisation that promotes diversity in STEM, to sponsor 10 young people through a mentoring programme.

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Coronavirus reports – Part 10: “I didn’t see my mum before I went into surgery”

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with families who have been affected by children’s and young people’s cancers to find out how COVID-19 has impacted them and their loved ones.

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Genetic discovery could guide treatment for aggressive childhood cancer

A study led by The Institute of Cancer Research, part-funded by Cancer Research UK, finds genetic changes in children with rare cancer could help tailor treatment.

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Young cancer survivor gets unforgettable festive treat as he meets the Snowman

Six-year-old Karos Rasoul from London gets a Christmas treat meeting the cast of Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s The Snowman at The Peacock, London.

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Matteo Berrettini surprises young tennis star and cancer survivor

13-year-old cancer survivor & aspiring tennis star meets Matteo Berrettini & Rafael Nadal to highlight the Cancer Research UK and Nitto ATP Finals partnership

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10-year old cancer survivor and aspiring figure skater Georgia shows how far she’s come on Natural History Museum ice rink

Former Dancing on Ice star Frankie Seaman joined Georgia on the ice to launch the Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Star Awards, in partnership with TK Maxx.

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