Cancer news

Healthy-looking prostate cells mask cancer-causing mutations

Prostate cells that look normal under the microscope may be hiding genetic mutations that could develop into cancer, according to new research.

Leukaemia gene faults accumulate with age

Genetic mutations in blood cells that could develop into leukaemia become "almost inevitable" as people get older, new research suggests.

Business leaders team up to run for Cancer Research UK

Chief executives from the world of business and finance are swapping the boardroom for the London Marathon to raise money for Cancer Research UK

‘Liquid biopsies’ could help spot genetic faults in lung cancer

Blood samples could offer an alternative to tumour biopsies in lung cancer patients, according to European researchers.

Half a million children predicted to die from smoking as MPs head toward a vote on standard cig packs

Around 500,000 children will die from smoking when they are adults unless smoking rates are cut according to new Cancer Research UK figures.

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