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Improving cancer treatments takes time

Published September 16, 2016 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Developing new and improved treatments takes time. Something Professor Stephen Bown, at the National Medical Laser Centre in University College London, knows only too well. He has been studying Photodynamic therapy (PDT) for more than 20 years, and was funded by Worldwide Cancer Research for 11 of these.
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The Big Summer Cycle

Published August 26, 2016 by Worldwide Cancer Research

The Big Summer Cycle will see a team of riders from across Siemens AG taking on the epic challenge of racing 1500 miles, between 15 Siemens sites in just 15 days.
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Researchers have identified how tumours can survive even when starved of energy and blood supply

Published August 11, 2016 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Scientists working at the CNIO institute in Spain have discovered why cancer cells may be resistant to drugs designed to ‘starve’ tumours of the energy and blood supply which allow them to grow.
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Gold isn’t just for the Olympics

Published August 03, 2016 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Hitting the headlines today is news that researchers have attached tiny gold particles to a cutting-edge new anticancer ‘cytokine’ therapy that could help ‘super-charge’ the therapy even more.
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Hope for patients at risk of developing liver cancer

Published July 12, 2016 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Worldwide Cancer Research funded scientists have identified a key molecule in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a condition that can lead to hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer.
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