Cancer news

New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment

Cancer Research UK scientists have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective.

EU data proposals 'could make cancer research impossible'

A proposal aimed at protecting data could create substantial barriers to cancer research in Europe, according to a medical research body.

NICE to recommend 'single dose' radiotherapy during breast surgery

The National Institute for Health and Care excellence (NICE) is set to recommend a new form of radiotherapy for people with early stage breast cancer.​...

“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story

To coincide with the publication of our annual review, we caught up with Professor Andy Pearson, who’s leading our groundbreaking BEACON neuroblastoma...

Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest instalment of Science Snaps we’re looking at a new study from our scientists in...