Research And Trials
News digest – cutting sugar, a new NHS target, lab-grown mini tumours, and… vitamin C as a treatment?
New guidelines to help cut sugar levels, old and new cancer waiting targets, tools to improve diagnosis, and... why is vitamin C in the headlines? We explain all in the...
New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
We're backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.
Using chemotherapy alongside radiotherapy can extend the lives of elderly patients with glioblastoma, according to a Canadian study.
A drug that uses an antibody to target cancer cells shrank tumours in women with triple negative breast cancer that has spread, according to a clinical trial.
New PET scans combined with drugs targeting low oxygen levels in tumours could help tailor cancer treatment.
Our scientists are building new cameras that could help reveal 'invisible' tumours by illuminating them in a rainbow of colours.
Combining MRI scans could help spot where tumours are short of oxygen, helping to personalise treatment
Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.