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Lab-grown ‘mini tumours’ could personalise cancer treatment

Testing cancer drugs on miniature replicas of a patient’s tumour could help doctors tailor treatment, according to new research.

News report
Patients to benefit from new brain cancer research funding boost

Brain tumour research in the UK is set to be revolutionised with £45 million in funding by the Department of Health and Social Care and Cancer Research UK

Press release
100,000 Genomes Project hits halfway milestone

An NHS research project to uncover the genetic causes of cancers and rare diseases has reached the halfway mark.

News report
Improving how we evaluate research: how we’re implementing DORA

We've been improving how we assess research applications in response to the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

Research Feature
Cancer Research UK appoints leading expert to help accelerate advancements in clinical research

Cancer Research UK announces the appointment of Dr James Larkin as a new Senior Clinical Advisor in clinical research.

Press release
News digest – ‘Ultra-processed’ foods, clinical trials boost, ovarian cancer risk and… tiny DNA robots?

This week's news features over-egged claims of a cancer vaccine and fears over suggested links between ‘ultra-processed’ foods and cancer.

Science blog
Breast cancer relapse tests vary in accuracy

Branded tests designed to predict if breast cancer will come back vary in accuracy, according to a new study.

News report
10 health hacks to help cut cancer risk

We asked people to share tips and tricks to make being healthy a bit easier. Each of these hacks are linked to lifestyle changes that cut could cancer risk

Science blog
Drugs approved in Scotland for bladder and skin cancers

Two new cancer drugs have been approved for use on the NHS in Scotland.

News report
Cancer Research UK to invest £45 million in clinical trials

Cancer Research UK has announced that £45 million will be invested into its network of clinical trials units across the UK.

Press release