Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz,Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, has been named as Cancer Research UK's new Chairman from 1 November 2016
Cutting off a sleep-switch on immune cells inside a tumour wakes up the cells and enables the immune system to hunt down and destroy the disease.
Waiting time targets for cancer patients to start treatment in England have been missed again according to the latest monthly figures released for February.
Cancer Research UK has today shortlisted nine teams for the final stages of its £20m Grand Challenge award.
Cancer Research UK has partnered with Woman’s Own to create a special edition copy of the magazine that will be distributed solely to GP surgeries this summer.