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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

26th March 2020

This Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke to Professor Fran Balkwill about her work and the challenges we face in the treatment of ovarian cancer.

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The TME: Key to controlling cancer cell growth

10th March 2020

The tumour microenvironment: Key to controlling cancer cell growth Research led by Barts Cancer Institute (BCI), Queen Mary University of London, reveals novel insights into the role of the tumour microenvironment (TME) in the regulation of cancer growth. Gaining a more comprehensive understanding of the communication between cancer cells and their TME, and how these […]

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International Women’s Day 2020

6th March 2020

In recognition of International Women’s Day on 8th March, we spoke to some of our female scientists about their roles and inspirations.

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New and valuable insights into familial myeloid leukaemia

3rd March 2020

Research has identified new genetic features implicated in a type of blood cancer known as familial myeloid leukaemia. The study, published in Nature Communications, offers novel insights into the biology of this inherited cancer, and provides a framework to inform how to more effectively manage at-risk individuals and patients affected by this type of blood malignancy.

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Immune therapy reduces risk of recurrence in aggressive breast cancer

27th February 2020

An immune therapy for the most aggressive form of breast cancer can substantially reduce the risk of the disease returning, according to a clinical trial led by Professor Peter Schmid of Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London.

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Foot-and-mouth-disease virus could help target pancreatic cancer

12th February 2020

Researchers at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, have identified a peptide, or protein fragment, taken from the foot-and-mouth-disease virus that targets another protein, called avβ6 (alpha-v-beta-6). This protein is found at high levels on the surface of the majority of pancreatic cancer cells.

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