Cancer news

Experimental drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice

Tumours formed from lung cancer cells completely disappeared in mice treated with an experimental drug, US scientists say.

Research reveals how lymph nodes expand during disease

Scientists have discovered that specialised immune cells trigger the expansion of immune organs called lymph nodes

Biological therapies get £10m boost from Cancer Research UK to offer patients more treatments

Discovering and developing the next generation of biological based treatments are at the heart of Cancer Research UK’s biotherapeutics funding schemes.

UK’s second Stand Up to Cancer event raises over £14.5 million for vital research

The live TV fundraiser - Stand Up To Cancer - from Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK raised an incredible £14,520,756 for research into cancer.

UK oesophageal cancer statistics are ‘worrying’

The UK has the highest rate of oesophageal adenocarcinoma in the world, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).