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A Cancer Revolution comes to Manchester: Patrick’s review

How exactly do you create an exhibition looking at the hugely complex and emotive subject of cancer? You do exactly what the Science Museum has done in its superb exhibition, which I had the pleasure of attending last month.

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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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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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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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Unravelling the mystery of Barrett’s oesophagus

Barrett’s oesophagus affects around 1 in every 100 to 200 people in the UK, and, for a small number of people, can develop into oesophageal cancer. But the origins of the condition have remained a mystery for decades, until now.

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Immunotherapy approved for some people with oesophageal cancer on NHS in England

The immunotherapy drug nivolumab (Opdivo) has been made available for some people in England with oesophageal cancer, in what has been described as a ‘step change’ for people with this cancer.

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The award-winning researcher behind next generation sequencing

We speak to Professor Shankar Balasubramanian about his work on NGS, his incredible translational journey and the power of the pub…

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