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Lecturer admits to false cancer and MS claims for PhD extensions

The University of Manchester did not wish to comment on the revelation

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Proton beam cancer treatment to start in Manchester

The Christie Hospital in Manchester is to open the first high-energy proton beam cancer treatment centre run by the NHS

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UoM creates new test that could help prevent breast cancer

Women with a family history of breast cancer are on track to be able to be tested for risks

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New drug cocktail provides hope for Leukaemia therapy

A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Manchester has revealed a potentially more effective treatment for leukaemia

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Manchester research programme to improve cancer prevention

A new programme has been developed with the Christie to tackle cancer prevention

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Review: A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

The play that tells society how to speak about and live with the big C word

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London to Paris Bike Ride 2017: Cross the Channel for Charity

Get involved, do something worthwhile, cycle from London to Paris for Breast Cancer Now

Does bacon really make everything better? Photo: Jen Lund @Flickr

Sugar, bacon and the missing link

Joely Thomas asks whether taxing and warning against unhealthy foods is the best way to solve the country’s poor diet

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Personalised web advice for cancer detection

A new online tool from the University of Manchester could reduce the time between when patients detect cancer symptoms and actually go to the doctor

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Research grants for Salford students

Five Salford students will be funded by Salford-based cancer charity Kidscan to develop treatment techniques

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Research grants awarded to Salford students

Five undergraduates at the University of Salford have been awarded £10000 to research childhood cancer treatments

MRI could have yet another use in medicine. Photo: liz west @Flickr

Medical imaging technique could benefit cancer patients

University of Manchester research has found that MRI scans could prove to be useful in determining whether patients should undergo chemotherapy