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

Prostate Cancer

Hormone drug and radiotherapy ‘could extend lives’ of prostate cancer patients after surgery

Men with a high risk of prostate cancer recurrence could live longer if hormone treatment is given alongside radiotherapy after surgery.

MRI scans for suspected prostate cancer could improve diagnosis

Using an MRI scan to help diagnose prostate cancer could spare some men from unnecessary invasive biopsies, according to a new study.

Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.

Prostate cancer laser treatment: what you need to know

A clinical trial of a type of laser treatment for prostate cancer hit the headlines. What do the results mean for patients? We spoke to an expert to find out.

Marker for aggressive prostate cancer doubles-up as a drug target

Researchers have discovered that a marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could also be used as a way to guide treatments to the cancer.

NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 3 – prostate cancer, iKnife surgery, evolving tumours and more

Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.

Tumour cells in blood samples could predict prostate cancer spread

Researchers have found a group of circulating tumour cells in prostate cancer patient blood samples which are linked to the spread of the disease.

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.

‘I don’t let anything beat me’ – Keith’s story

Keith Hubbard is just one of the stories featured in our Annual Review, highlighting the progress we’re making and our aims for the future.

Inherited gene faults could play greater role in advanced prostate cancer than previously thought

Inherited gene faults are more common among men with advanced prostate cancer than in those with localised disease.

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