Ximbio, a non-profit online one-stop-shop for the global life science community to share research resources, has opened its first North American headquarters.
The increasing number of patients being discussed at expert cancer meetings means that specialists are under growing pressure.
Scientists have uncovered how tumours are able to grow despite significant damage to the structure and number of their chromosomes - the storage units of DNA.
Scientists might be able to quickly predict how ovarian cancer patients are likely to respond to chemotherapy treatment using a simple blood test.
Four hundred thousand fewer people will die from cancer over the next 20 years thanks to advances in research, according to figures by Cancer Research UK.