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Population studies (epidemiology)

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  • Health & Medicine

Discovering the BRCA2 gene – 25 years on

25 years ago, a team of our scientists were celebrating. Their risky strategy had paid off. 25 years ago, a team of our scientists were celebrating. Their risky strategy had paid off.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 14 January 2021

14 January 2021

Illustrated map of the world.

New survival figures have revealed some encouraging trends around the world. But they also highlight how much progress still needs to be made in the UK. New survival figures have revealed some encouraging trends around the world. But they also highlight how much progress still needs to be made in the UK.

by Charlotte Lynch | Analysis | 11 September 2019

11 September 2019

An electron microscopy image of a breast cancer cell
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  • Health & Medicine

Rewriting the breast cancer rulebook 

Our scientists have found that breast cancer is not 1 but 10 different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back or spreading. Our scientists have found that breast cancer is not 1 but 10 different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back or spreading.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 13 March 2019

13 March 2019

We look at the evidence on childhood obesity and cancer, uncovering a potential direct link between obesity in childhood and raised cancer risk in adults. We look at the evidence on childhood obesity and cancer, uncovering a potential direct link between obesity in childhood and raised cancer risk in adults.

by Thea Cunningham | Analysis | 19 February 2016

19 February 2016