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A group of diseases that start when the signals that control how much and how often cells divide stop working properly. This causes cells to grow and multiply too much, and eventually to invade other tissues.

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Simple urine test for early-stage ovarian cancer edges closer 17 September 2018 News
Three patients die from breast cancer through organ donation 17 September 2018 News
How do we make genomics everybody's business? 10 September 2018 Comment
Birth defect in boys linked to cancer and infertility 3 September 2018 News
Illinois rules insurers must cover gamete freezing for cancer patients 3 September 2018 News
Vaping may damage DNA, raising risk of cancer 28 August 2018 News
Elephants' 'zombie gene' may give cancer insights 20 August 2018 News
Risks of common diseases predicted from UK BioBank data 20 August 2018 News
New class of drug puts cancer cells to sleep 6 August 2018 News
DNA damage from CRISPR 'seriously underestimated' 23 July 2018 News
Fertility treatment doesn't boost womb or breast cancer risk 16 July 2018 News
Genome editing turns cancer cells against their own 16 July 2018 News
NHS will become flagship health service for genomic medicine 9 July 2018 News
'Artificial ovary' for humans passes key milestone 2 July 2018 News
Two-thirds of British people would not donate stem cells 2 July 2018 News
Genetic test identifies very highest risk men for prostate cancer 18 June 2018 News
Majority of breast cancer patients do not need chemotherapy 11 June 2018 News
TV Review: The Split (BBC 1, Episode 3, Series 1) 11 June 2018 Review
With great genomic data comes great responsibility 11 June 2018 Comment
Liquid biopsy test offers hope for ten cancers 4 June 2018 News
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