Cancer

On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important…      Dr Dave Bryant: “When we minimise a part of ourselves, we aren’t always in control of exactly how much we minimise” Dave is group leader
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Some of the In2science UK mentors and mentees at a placement day. Advancements in science and medicine – including cancer research – require diversity in thought. This can only come from a community of diverse scientists with the freedom to develop and share ideas that could one day benefit people affected by cancer. But we
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The Make-a-Wish Foundation is known for bringing to life the requests of children facing terminal or potentially life-threatening illnesses. While these kids absolutely deserve the attention and wish fulfillment, one very special teen in Mississippi used Make-a-Wish as an opportunity to give back to his community. 13-year-old Abraham Olagbegi, who was born with a rare
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Most teenagers are not generally chronicling serious health issues on their Instagram feeds. For actress Miranda McKeon, though, her feed has served as a journal of a very early breast cancer diagnosis. The 19-year-old has shared her experience pre-treatment of freezing her eggs, going through multiple rounds of chemo, and now, she’s shared that she’s
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Medicare open enrollment for 2022 ends on December 7th. No doubt, like me, you have seen the countless commercials and even 30-minute-long infomercials from various Medicare Advantage plans touting the great benefits of these plans—like dental and vision coverage, gym memberships, meals, transportation to medical appointments—and many others. For some, Medicare Advantage plans are good
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With COP26 underway, buying second-hand clothes is one way you can contribute to the fight against climate change.  Fashion influencer, Shannon Alexandra, at the Love Not Landfill pop-up shop in Angel. Cancer Research UK has presented a clothing collection in collaboration with influencer Shannon Alexandra at the return of Love Not Landfill’s London charity fashion
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Lung cancer cells under a microscope. Credit: LRI EM Unit 3 new cancer drugs have been given the go-ahead by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for routine use in Scotland, but a fourth has been rejected. The approved drugs are: Atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for adults with non small cell lung cancer that has spread to another
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Metastatic breast cancer is incurable, and unfortunately, about a third of breast cancer cases will eventually become metastatic. However, advances in treatment have helped extend survival times for patients. Information shared at a recent conference shows that patients with two forms of the disease in particular are seeing encouraging numbers. At the Advanced Breast Cancer
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Spin out company Artios Pharma is pioneering therapeutics that target the damage repair mechanism of DNA polymerase theta in a range of cancers. As they enter first-in-human trials, we tell the story from discovery to translation… In 1996, Simon Boulton published his first ever paper. In it, he and his PhD supervisor described a new
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