Research And Trials
US scientists have made a handheld device that can distinguish between tumour and healthy tissue in the lab. This could one day help improve cancer surgery.
Scientists at Howard Hughes Medical Institute have developed and shared new mouse models of 12 children’s cancers that could be used to test new drugs.
The majority of e-cigarette experimentation among young people doesn’t turn into regular use, according to a new study.
In this week's cancer news there's vitamin supplements and lung cancer risk, physical activity in middle age and immunotherapy research. Read our digest for more.
Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is.
Scientists have uncovered two potential ways to help the immune system fight cancer better, opening up new avenues for future immunotherapy research.
Researchers believe that focused high doses of radiotherapy could one day replace surgery for small cancers in certain organs.
Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University extend successful multi-project drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals
Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University announce a three year extension to their major strategic drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals
We go back to the 1950s to find out how one of our scientists helped transform the outlook for women with a rare cancer called choriocarcinoma.
NHS behind on waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs showing promise, and… at-home genetic tests? Here's our weekly news digest.