Protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces the risk of developing lung cancer, finds new research co-led by UCL and the Wellcome Sanger Institute.
A novel CAR T-cell therapy has been developed by UCL researchers and is designed to target cancer cells faster and cause fewer side effects.
The first genetic marker for the bone tumour, osteoblastoma, has been discovered by scientists at UCL, the Wellcome Sanger Institute and the Francis Crick Institute.
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