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Sun Awareness Week

9th May 2019

As the summer months approach and the weather gets warmer, it is important to be aware of the risks associated with prolonged exposure to the sun. This week (6th-12thMay) is Sun Awareness Week, part of a campaign run by the British Association of Dermatologists, which aims to raise awareness of the dangers of overexposure to […]

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IBD and bowel cancer

29th April 2019

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. We recently spoke with Dr Kit Curtius about her work which focuses on understanding how normal tissues evolve to become cancerous, with a particular interest in gastrointestinal pre-malignancies such as inflammatory bowel disease.

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Eliminating cancer stem cells

25th April 2019

Research published today in Cell Stem Cell has discovered a protein which drives an aggressive form of blood cancer, acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Inactivation of this protein selectively compromises leukaemic cells while promoting normal blood cell functions.

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HPV and cervical screening

12th April 2019

The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) has awarded their prize for the Best Overall Scientific Abstract 2019 to Professor Jack Cuzick, Director, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Head, Centre for Cancer Prevention, and his co-authors.

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Therapy for high-grade glioma

2nd April 2019

A phase I clinical trial that set out to assess the safety of a new combination therapy for a type of aggressive brain tumour has found the treatment to be well tolerated in patients. The trial used a treatment combination of ADI-PEG20, pemetrexed and cisplatin, which showed encouraging efficacy in patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas (HGGs), a disease for which little progress has been made over the last few decades.

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Resistance in Ovarian Cancer

13th March 2019

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month This month is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. In the UK each year, around 7,300 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, making it the sixth most common cancer type in females. Here at the Barts Cancer Institute, our researchers are working to better understand the biology of ovarian cancer and translate this knowledge into […]

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