Cancer news

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

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9 burning questions about CRISPR genome editing answered

In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that pop up.

Long term benefits of immunotherapy emerging for some patients, though key questions remain

A number of cancer clinical trials involving immunotherapy treatments appear to be showing promise, according to new research.

News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?

Immunotherapy could boost lung cancer survival; a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours; concerns over crisps; air pollution and… can going vegan really cut the risk of some...

Victoria Derbyshire talks with fellow breast cancer survivor about wigs, hair loss and moving on

Victoria Derbyshire has shared her experience of cancer with fellow breast cancer survivor Sharon Grant in a new video released today.

Not actually a pain in the neck: how cancer took me from patient to psychiatrist

For World Health Day a cancer survivor shares his story about tackling mental health issues after treatment, and how it inspired a career change.

3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Despite today's headlines, there's no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

Brexit: As Article 50 is triggered, what’s next for UK science and patients?

As the UK Government has triggered Article 50, our chief clinician looks at what the Brexit negotiations could mean for cancer.

NHS cancer waiting time targets missed in Northern Ireland

Three key waiting time targets for cancer patients in Northern Ireland have been missed, according to the latest figures.

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...

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