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Targeting triple-negative breast cancer

Published March 20, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Around 15 to 20 per cent of breast cancer patients will have triple-negative breast cancer. It’s harder to treat and fewer therapies are available, but with his latest grant Professor Miguel del Pozo in Madrid is trying to change this.
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A new cancer vaccine?

Published March 16, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

We’ve just awarded funding to Dr Kristen Radford and her team at the University of Queensland to develop a new type of ‘cancer vaccine’, based on a special type of white blood cell.
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International Women’s Day 2015

Published March 08, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Going with this year’s Make it Happen theme for International Women’s Day we asked Dr Khuloud Al-Jamal, researcher in nanomedicine at King’s College London, what she thinks aspiring female researchers can do to make it in science.
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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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