Cancer news

Biological therapies get £10m boost from Cancer Research UK to offer patients more treatments

Discovering and developing the next generation of biological based treatments are at the heart of Cancer Research UK’s biotherapeutics funding schemes.

UK’s second Stand Up to Cancer event raises over £14.5 million for vital research

The live TV fundraiser - Stand Up To Cancer - from Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK raised an incredible £14,520,756 for research into cancer.

UK oesophageal cancer statistics are ‘worrying’

The UK has the highest rate of oesophageal adenocarcinoma in the world, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Experimental white blood cell treatment shows ‘remarkable’ promise in leukaemia

An experimental treatment that trains a patient’s immune system to attack their cancer caused remission in 90 per cent of leukaemia patients.

Study highlights need for improvements in lung cancer diagnosis

One in three lung cancer patients die within 90 days of diagnosis, research has found, highlighting the need to improve early diagnosis and treatments.