Cancer news

Revolutionary clinical trial aims to advance lung cancer treatment thanks to Cancer Research UK and Pharma partnership

Cancer Research UK is partnering with pharmaceutical companies to create a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer 

Looking back over 50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

We look back over 50 years of the Epstein-Barr virus – the first human cancer virus – with some of the key researchers involved in its discovery.

Cholesterol unlocks clues to prostate cancer spread

In a British Journal of Cancer study, scientists have uncovered a link between cholesterol and prostate cancer’s ability to spread to the bones.

Bowel cancer linked to fine-tuning ‘microRNA’

A tiny genetic ‘fine-tuner’ called a microRNA could play an important role in the development of bowel cancer.

Study finds prostate cancer tests underestimate disease in half of cases

A BJC study shows grading and staging prostate cancer underestimate how severe the disease was in half the cancers classified as slow growing.