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Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University extend successful multi-project drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals

Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University announce a three year extension to their major strategic drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals

Cancer Research UK and Biotecnol to trial new immuno-oncology treatment for advanced tumours

Cancer Research UK and Biotecnol Limited will trial an experimental immuno-oncology treatment for some patients with advanced tumours.

Scientists deliver knock-out blow to multiple cancers

Targeting healthy cells that have been hijacked by cancer cells could help treat many different types of the disease.

Cancer gene map uncovers potential new treatment targets

Researchers in the US have created comprehensive maps of genes that tumour cells rely on to survive.

UK cancer survival trails Europe

Survival for UK cancer patients is lower than in much of Europe, according to a new report.

Cancer Research UK comments on the Government's response to the National Data Guardian Review

Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support welcome the Government’s response to the National Data Guardian Review.

Greater access to genetic testing needed for cancer diagnosis and treatment

Cancer patients should have routine access to genetic testing to improve diagnosis and treatment, according to England’s chief medical officer.

Large health inequalities across England revealed

There are stark differences in how long people in different parts of England can expect to live a healthy life, according to a new report.

CRT’s Discovery Laboratories extends alliance with Merck to develop new cancer drugs

Cancer Research Technology has signed a further deal with Merck to discover new cancer drugs targeting the Hippo pathway.

Certain genetic faults could help predict success of immunotherapy

A certain group of genetic faults could be used to help predict if immunotherapy will work in cancer patients, according to a new US study.

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