Chemotherapy can cause some of the healthy cells surrounding a tumour to make proteins that encourage hardy tumour cells to start growing again
A blood test could predict how well small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients will respond to treatment, according to new research published in Nature Medicine.
Cancer Research UK scientists have shown how the level of genetic chaos in tumours could help predict patients’ response to chemotherapy.
Immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery.
Analysing DNA from regular blood samples could show when a man’s prostate cancer is becoming resistant to treatment.
Scientists have discovered how two genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease.
Analysing cancer cells from a lung cancer patient’s blood sample could help monitor and predict their response to treatment.
Rapid resistance to vemurafenib - a treatment for a type of skin cancer - could be prevented by blocking a druggable family of proteins
Scientists have pinpointed an enzyme responsible for breaking down and inactivating a key childhood leukaemia drug, which could help to explain why around 20 per cent of...