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Research reveals how tropical parasite hijacks cells

Published January 28, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Scientists have pinned down how a dangerous tropical parasite, which is transmitted by ticks, manages to turn healthy cells into cancer-like invasive cells.
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A new way to boost chemotherapy action

Published January 23, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Worldwide Cancer Research grant holder Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke and her team at the Queen Mary University of London have found a potentially new way to boost chemotherapy effectiveness- by increasing the tumour’s blood supply to make sure more of the anticancer drug gets to where it should be.
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Can tiny worms help us beat cancer?

Published January 21, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

With a Worldwide Cancer Research award of £199,459, Professor Sander van den Heuvel in the Netherlands is studying tiny worms just 1 mm long to find out more about how cancer develops.
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New research helps show how lung cancer spreads

Published January 09, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Scientists have shown that the protein ties tethering cells together are severed in lung cancer cells – meaning they can break loose and spread, according to research recently published in Cell Reports.
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2014 round-up

Published January 01, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Another year over, and here’s what we’ve done for cancer research in 2014. Thanks to our supporters, we’ve put over £9 million directly into vital early-stage and translational cancer research. That’s £9 million working to beat cancer.
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