Cancer news

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

Pancreatic Cancer

Tackling ‘undruggable’ genes in lung and pancreatic cancers is this researcher’s life

Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.

From cancer evolution to targeting faulty genetics – our new fellows

Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.

Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

We're backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.

New era in precision medicine for pancreatic cancer

New treatments for pancreatic cancer are set to be transformed by a network of clinical trials - to find the right trial for the right patient.

Targeting cancer cell suicide: a TRAIL of two faces

New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer.

‘Google Earth’ for tumours could change cancer diagnostics and drug testing forever

Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.

Cancer Research Technology and Varleigh DX (UK) Ltd launch test to support diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

Cancer Research Technology and Varleigh Dx have jointly launched a new test as an aid in the diagnosis of patients with pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

A new era for pancreatic cancer: The Dream Team

We catch up with Professor Gerard Evan, a cancer genetics expert in Cambridge, to hear about his Stand Up To Cancer-funded work on pancreatic cancer.

Meet our new research fellows 2016

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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