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Self-sampling test detects cervical pre-cancer

7th November 2019

Researchers from the Centre for Cancer Prevention have developed a non-invasive test to detect cervical pre-cancer by analysing urine and vaginal samples women collect themselves.

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Leading the next generation of radiotherapy research

4th November 2019

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) have today announced the launch of a new £56 million research network that will accelerate the development of advanced radiotherapy techniques in the UK. The network, named ‘RadNet,’ will pioneer the use of the latest technologies in world-first research projects with the aim of improving cancer survival by optimising and personalising radiotherapy.

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Breaking down the barrier

22nd October 2019

The Medical Research Council has awarded Dr Godinho a £600,000 project grant to fund vital research on pancreatic cancer, that will investigate ways to tackle the impenetrable barrier that surrounds pancreatic tumours, in the hope of identifying targets for therapeutic intervention.

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Lymphomas: Perspectives from bench and bedside

15th October 2019

We recently spoke with Dr Jessica Okosun about her work as a clinical researcher working on lymphoma. Find out about her motivations for becoming a clinical researcher and her work on blood cancers.

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Director named in Progress 1000

7th October 2019

Director of the Barts Cancer Institute and Cancer Research UK Barts Centre, Professor Nick Lemoine, was named in the 2019 Evening Standard Progress 1000 List, which recognises the most influential people in the capital.

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Call for genetic screening for all breast cancer patients

3rd October 2019

A lifetime model evaluating the financial, health and social impact of multigene testing at diagnosis for all breast cancer patients was found to save lives and be extremely cost-effective for both UK and US health systems.

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