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From camels to sharks – searching outside the box for new cancer treatments

Published July 03, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

When we think of sharks we tend to imagine them with jaws wide, ready to bite us like in a scene from Jaws, we do not tend to think of cancer patients. But Dr Helen Dooley likes to think outside the box and has discovered that sharks have a very advanced immune system.
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Pancreatic cancer – a forgotten cancer?

Published June 24, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Dr Núria Malats at CNIO in Madrid, Spain has been awarded £196,071 by Worldwide Cancer Research for her work looking at bacteria and pancreatic cancer.
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Talking cancer research at the NCRI conference

Published June 17, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

The upcoming National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) cancer conference is being held in Liverpool on 1st-4th November 2015 and open for registration now. Dr Helen Rippon, Head of Research at Worldwide Cancer Research, tells us a about the valuable role of this conference.
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World No Tobacco Day

Published May 29, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

With World No Tobacco Day 2015 just around the corner, we focus on lung cancer, and why it’s still such a difficult disease to treat
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Turning the table on deadly ovarian cancer

Published May 28, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

The way women around the world are treated for ovarian cancer could be set to be overhauled after new research partly funded by Worldwide Cancer Research and published in leading scientific journal Nature reveals how a deadly form of ovarian cancer outsmarts chemotherapy
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