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Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.

Brain And Spinal Cord Tumours

Seve Ballesteros looks to beat brain cancer as his charitable foundation comes to the UK

GOLFING icon Seve Ballesteros yesterday (Monday 14th December) joined forces with Cancer Research UK in a bid to beat brain cancer.

Famous Harrys join host of celebrities to support Help Harry Help Others

Famous Harrys have united to launch a fundraising campaign for Help Harry Help Others, the campaign started by the inspirational Harry Moseley who died of a brain tumour...

Engineered virus could treat brain cancer

Researchers at Canada's University of Calgary have engineered a virus so that it might one day be used to treat glioma.

Laser technique improves accuracy of brain tumour surgery

A new laser-based technology could make brain tumour surgery much more accurate, according to US research.

Sparkling Little Star Chloe is the Pride of Britain

Schoolgirl Chloe Gambrill has won a prestigious national award for her dedication to raising money for Cancer Research UK.

Cancer Research UK and immatics biotechnologies launch trial for brain cancer

Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology with immatics biotechnologies have launched the first trial of a promising cancer vaccine.

Family history may have role in brain cancer

US and Israeli scientists have found evidence that a family history of brain cancer may increase a person's chances of developing the disease.

Nanoparticle imaging technique 'could improve brain surgery'

A new 'nanoparticle'-based imaging technique could improve the accuracy of brain tumour surgery, according to lab work by US scientists.

Childhood brain cancer may be caused by infection

Cancer Research UK scientists have found evidence that children's brain cancers could be caused by infection with bacteria or a virus.

Deaths from cancer in children fall by almost 60 per cent since the '60s

THE RATE of children dying from cancer has fallen by almost 60 per cent over the last 40 years, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK.