Kyung Chae Jeong, National Cancer Center, South Korea

Cancer Research UK

01 May 2009

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research, spending around £300 million a year on world-class research to beat cancer. In November 2008, the charity launched a five-year plan to focus research on core areas of science that will have the greatest impact on reducing cancer deaths, with an emphasis on cancers that have poor survival rates.

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Prostate screening may have benefits

01 Apr 2009

Cambridge University scientists have shown that screening for prostate cancer using prostate specific antigen (PSA) would lead to a reduction in advanced stage prostate cancer by up to 54 per cent.

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Scientists crack the code to tamoxifen resistance

13 Nov 2008

Scientists have discovered the molecular basis for tamoxifen response in breast cancer cells - and the reason why some women can develop resistance to the treatment, according to a study published in Nature this week.

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