Fewer than 10 errors in the DNA inside cells are enough to drive development of a cancer, according to new estimates.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
New research into the genetic and molecular features of cancers that have spread has revealed the diversity of these tumours and the immune cells within.
Researchers in the US have created comprehensive maps of genes that tumour cells rely on to survive.
A new study has estimated the ages at which women with faults in two particular genes are most at risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick's question.
The first findings from the Cancer Research UK-funded TRACERx* lung cancer study show how tracking tumour evolution can help predict relapse.
CRT pioneer fund, Cancer Research UK and NCI collaborate to boost research against the ‘undruggable’ RAS
Cancer Research UK and the Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund have committed £2.5 million in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute.
In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that pop up.
As many as 1 in 5 women with breast cancer could benefit from a drug used to treat ovarian cancer, according to new estimates.