Cancer news

Trial suggests chest radiotherapy can benefit certain lung cancer patients

An international clinical trial has added more evidence to the idea that chest radiotherapy can benefit people with an aggressive form of lung cancer.

Researchers discover new genetic risk predictors for prostate cancer

Newly discovered genetic markers could be used to identify men with a higher risk of prostate cancer.

Marker found in one in six people could give higher risk of lung and other cancers

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered why a gene fault found in around one in six people gives a higher risk of 26 cancer types.

Step towards breath test for lung cancer

Subtle genetic changes can be detected in the vapour given off by cells engineered to mimic early lung cancer, according to research in the BJC.

“We’re really struggling to match the demand for cancer treatment”

We caught up with our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, about the findings of a new report we released today, looking at the state of NHS cancer...