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Spotlight on the tobacco industry's role in smuggling
The UK and other countries must do more to stop the illegal trade and smuggling of tobacco products.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 14:27 GMT
Tackling rare cancers must be an international effort
Making progress in treating rare cancers needs cross-border collaborative clinical trials.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2013 11:38 GMT
Genetic "fine-tuners" and breast cancer
Small but powerful, researchers learn that molecules called microRNAs lend insight into occurrences of breast cancer.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 15:14 GMT
Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?
Famous faces grab the headlines, but their stories can spread confusion and misleading information about the disease.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2013 19:33 GMT
From beer to eternity - how yeast is revealing cancer's secrets
Tiny yeast cells are helping researchers unravel the complex networks that drive cancer.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 10:58 GMT
Tracking tumours with blood tests
Advances in genetic technology could enable doctors to monitor cancer with a simple blood test, writes Arney.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2013 10:49 GMT
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