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A day in the lab of a cancer researcher: fly geneticist

Published November 20, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

A couple of weeks ago we highlighted Dr Allison Bardin’s work on fruit flies. We’ve been fascinated by these tiny creatures and how they are used in cancer research for years, and the blog reignited our interest.
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Opening up for mouth cancer

Published November 12, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

November is mouth cancer action month. So what causes mouth cancer and what are we doing about it here at Worldwide Cancer Research?
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From sun, sand and shorts to snow, ice and long johns

Published November 11, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

Fundraising inspiration Paul Webb completed his sixth marathon on his sixth continent earlier this month by running the Auckland Marathon in New Zealand. He then popped over to Melbourne, Australia to visit some Worldwide Cancer Research grant holders.
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Why are scientists buzzing about flies?

Published November 05, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

We recently caught up with Dr Allison Bardin from the Institut Curie in Paris, France. She is using fruit flies to understand how cancer begins and recently published her findings in Stem Cell Cell.
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Ban bacon butties?

Published October 27, 2015 by Worldwide Cancer Research

This week, processed meat hit the headlines after the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) named processed meat like bacon and sausages a carcinogen.
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