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Teaching an old drug new tricks

Published October 09, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Metformin is commonly used to control blood sugar levels in people with type II diabetes but astonishing data suggested it could be a potent new anticancer drug.
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Giving Nessie the run around

Published October 02, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Amateur runner, and Worldwide Cancer Research staff member, Stacey Galfskiy powered her way through the River Ness 10K at this year’s Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running.
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Can chillies beat cancer?

Published October 01, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Recent evidence in lab based tests has shown that, capsaicin, (one of the main molecules found in chillies responsible for providing their fiery hot taste), may have anti-cancer properties.
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Cutting off the energy supply

Published September 30, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

In their latest paper, published in the prestigious Nature Cell Biology, Worldwide Cancer Research grantholder Professor Marcos Malumbres and his team propose blocking a tumour’s energy supply as a way of enhancing the effects of a group of cancer drugs called taxanes.
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Hair today, gone tomorrow

Published September 29, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

How far would you go for a friend with cancer? It takes a lot of guts to voluntarily lose your hair, but this is exactly what Jo Osborn has done.
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