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Solving a 50-year mystery: how is malaria causing cancer in Africa’s “lymphoma belt?”

Published August 17, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Dr Robbiani has been trying to find out how the immune system might be playing a role in the development of one of the most frequent cancers among African children called Burkitt’s lymphoma.
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The cancers left behind

Published August 07, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Back in the 1970’s just 1 in 4 people diagnosed with cancer would survive. These days, thanks mainly to research, that figure has doubled and now over half of us will survive.
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To infinity and beyond in the search for answers

Published July 31, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

We salute the scientists behind NASA’s New Horizons mission to take images of Pluto and challenge our preconceived ideas of what it looks like.
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River blindness drugs could treat breast cancer

Published July 29, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Scientists have discovered that cheap drugs used to treat parasitic worms and conditions such as river blindness could be used for women with triple-negative breast cancer.
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The Greek debt crisis - a tragedy for cancer research?

Published July 24, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

The Greek economy has dominated news desks around the world the past few weeks. The future is looking a bit more secure with a bail out deal being negotiated but where does it leave the people of Greece and what does it mean for cancer research in the country?
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