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Changing the narrative around ductal carcinoma in situ and breast cancer risk
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New findings from the Cancer Grand Challenges PRECISION team this Breast Cancer Awareness Month show that breast cancer development from DCIS is a rare event and emphasise the urgent need for accurate prognostic markers to combat DCIS…

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Today we’re announcing a major new €10m (£8.6m) partnership between Cancer Research UK and France’s Institut National Du Cancer (INCa) to help fund…
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Today, we are excited to reveal the 12 shortlisted teams who are in with a chance of securing up to $25m in Cancer Grand Challenges funding to make…
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New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges Rosetta team shows that metabolic profiling using a variety of mass spectrometry techniques can be used…
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We are pleased to welcome Dr Tom Misteli of the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research, USA, to the Cancer Grand Challenges…

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New findings from the Cancer Grand Challenges PRECISION team this Breast Cancer Awareness Month show that breast cancer development from DCIS is a rare event and emphasise the urgent need for accurate prognostic markers…
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Today we’re announcing a major new €10m (£8.6m) partnership between Cancer Research UK and France’s Institut National Du Cancer (INCa) to help fund world-class researchers to take on cancer’s toughest challenges through…
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Today, we are excited to reveal the 12 shortlisted teams who are in with a chance of securing up to $25m in Cancer Grand Challenges funding to make radical progress against some of cancer’s toughest challenges.   In…
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New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges Rosetta team shows that metabolic profiling using a variety of mass spectrometry techniques can be used to stratify tissues according to their underlying mutations in…
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We are pleased to welcome Dr Tom Misteli of the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research, USA, to the Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee. Tom will join the other 14 members of the Scientific…
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We are pleased to welcome seven new members to the Cancer Grand Challenges Advocacy Panel: Yelak Biru, Ivana Cattaneo, Anjee Davies, Joya Harris, Dirk Hellrung, Chris Stewart and Christine Wu. From helping to shape…
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New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges CANCAN team finds that a ketogenic diet slows tumour growth but shortens survival by accelerating the onset of cancer cachexia in murine models. The findings, published in…
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New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges PRECISION team, published in Scientific Reports, finds that the crystallographic and chemical features of microcalcifications present in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)…
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A new Nature paper from the Cancer Grand Challenges SPECIFICANCER team describes a mechanism through which oestrogen-induced DNA breaks and their repair by inter-chromosomal translocations initiate a cascade of events…