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Combating Cancer

Oct, 2018
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An issue touching almost every family in the UK, cancer remains one of the most complex and destructive diseases. But new research and technology are beginning to offer glimmers of hope to patients. The Combating Cancer report, published in The Times, covers how genome sequencing, technological innovations and breakthroughs in immunotherapy are changing treatment, with comment on how drugs with anti-cancer side effects can be repurposed. Other articles include the importance of early diagnosis and the risk-reward matrix of accelerating clinical trials, plus an infographic showing which cancers attract the most funding

Infographic

Six types of cancer pull in nearly two thirds of all cancer research spending. And yet the biggest beneficiaries aren’t always the most common or most deadly. This infographic explores where the cash is being directed and the variations in funding for different diseases