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How the cause of cold sores could beat cancer

Published March 02, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

We’re more used to hearing about how some viruses, like HPV, can cause cancer. But now scientists like Professor Gillian Elliott and her team at the University of Surrey are turning the tables and getting viruses to fight on our side.
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Rare cancers- who cares?

Published February 28, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

We care. That’s why we give projects investigating rare cancers just the same priority as those affecting more common types of cancer.
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Molecular ‘distress beacon’ identified

Published February 25, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Worldwide Cancer Research funded scientist Dr Cathy Tournier has located a ‘distress beacon’ damaged skin cells use to attract immune cells– which can lead to cancer.
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Breaking-up the breast cancer ‘chain-gang’

Published February 20, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

With her new Worldwide Cancer Research grant Professor Clare Isacke at the Institute of Cancer Research is investigating the complex support system breast cancer cells need to grow and spread- and how to break this support so they are more vulnerable to treatment.
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Friends don’t ‘paws’ to help raise money for charity

Published February 18, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

A Warwick couple have raised over £2,000 so far for Worldwide Cancer Research with the help of friends, family, the local coffee shop and one very special helper – Paddy the 4 year old Labradoodle.
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