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Basic cancer research: aren’t we finished yet?

February 04, 2016

On World Cancer Day our CEO, Dr Helen Rippon, wrote the following piece for a cancer feature by the Independent.

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Cervical cancer – know the score on prevention

January 28, 2016

This week, 24th-30th January, is cervical cancer prevention week. Here we discuss what causes cervical cancer, how it can be prevented and how Worldwide Cancer Research has contributed to advances in cervical cancer.

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Olaparib approved for ovarian cancer treatment

Olaparib is the first of a new class of cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors, which works by exploiting a defect some cancers have in a type of DNA repair. In December 2015, olaparib was approved for ovarian cancer treatment in the UK, and Worldwide Cancer Research played a part in its development.

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