An ovarian cancer drug can leak through the blood brain barrier to reach brain tumours and could be an effective treatment for glioblastoma.
Two clinical trials have found that existing treatments for advanced melanoma could stop the cancer returning in some people with earlier stage disease.
Cancer Research UK and Biotecnol Limited will trial an experimental immuno-oncology treatment for some patients with advanced tumours.
Adding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 per cent.
A drug holds lung cancer at bay longer after surgery than standard chemotherapy, according to unpublished results of a new trial in China.
Immunotherapy treatment could be improved by blocking molecules that help tumour blood vessels grow, according to two new lab-based studies.
Women taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer were less likely to continue taking the drug if they suffered nausea and vomiting, according to new data.
Chemotherapy can cause some of the healthy cells surrounding a tumour to make proteins that encourage hardy tumour cells to start growing again
A new drug that can kill specialised stem cells could lead to a new treatment for a type of leukaemia.
Scientists have shown that a drug combination slows cancer cell growth in a type of non-small cell lung cancer when tested in the lab.