Cancer news

£50m CRT Pioneer Fund announces investment to develop lung cancer drugs at Cancer Research UK’s Manchester Institute

The CRT Pioneer Fund announces a collaboration with the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute Drug Discovery Unit.

New guidance aims to improve cancer diagnosis

The country’s health watchdog has issued new draft guidance on how to spot early signs and symptoms of cancer.

Cancer patients failed by latest breach of ‘62 day wait’ target

Experts say that cancer patients are being failed as new figures show waiting time targets for treatment have been missed.

15,000 extra children survived cancer thanks to improvements since the 1970s

During the last 40 years over 15,000 more children have beaten cancer than would have done if survival had remained the same as in the 1970s

Drug target discovered for aggressive childhood brain tumour

US scientists have successfully used an experimental drug to treat mice with an aggressive form of childhood brain cancer.