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  • Carcinogenic Meat

    Recently, the prospect that eating red or processed meat can increase your risk of cancer has been highly talked about in the media. Lean red meat is not only delicious, but also an important source of iron, zinc, vitamin B12...

  • 13th CR@B symposium

    On the 27th of April 2016, CR@B held its 13th symposium at the University of Bath. A variety of academics, healthcare professionals and students gathered to enjoy talks from speakers from all ends of research. The programme can be found...

  • The link between smoking and cancer

    Tobacco smoking is the single largest extrinsic risk factor for cancer in developed countries, causing almost one in five cases of cancer and 28% of cancer-related deaths in the UK in 2005. Worldwide, smoking causes more cancer deaths than all...

  • Bath Half Marathon

    Sunday 13th March was the day of the Bath Half Marathon, where thousands of people ran 21km for hundreds of different charities- including many related to cancer. Amongst these were Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care and CoppaFeel. Charities like Macmillan...

  • Inside cancer: how genes influence cancer development

    'Inside cancer: how genes influence cancer development' is a free, introductory online course developed by researchers at University of Bath, on the FutureLearn platform. Inside Cancer aims to be a beginner's guide to cancer genetics, targeted at anyone interested in...

  • Research into daffodils for new cancer treatments with Dr Lorenzo Caggiano

    Dr Lorenzo Caggiano is a Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry within the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology and a Co-Chair of CR@B. His research focuses on synthesising small molecules for use in treatment of cancer. Dr Caggiano is very interested in finding...

  • Recent developments in cancer research: an overview

    Cancer research has yielded huge gains, leading to longer lives and improved quality of life for the millions of people diagnosed with the disease globally each year. Just 11 days ago, on World Cancer Day, Cancer Research UK announced that cancer...