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Developing more accurate ways to study brain tumours

Growing ‘mini brains’ in dishes is just one of the innovative ways our scientists are studying brain tumours in the lab. Find out how this could lead to new treatments....

Blood test could detect kidney cancer up to 5 years earlier

Scientists have discovered that a marker in the blood could help predict the risk that a person will develop kidney cancer.

News digest – bowel screening age, reducing childhood obesity, NHS delays, and biological ‘drones’

Bowel screening age to be dropped to 50 in England and study looks to tackle childhood obesity by coaching new parents.

Getting enough vitamin D? You need far less sun than you might think

How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.

News digest – breast cancer treatment, potential vape tax, high-tech MRI and cannabis extract

Cannabis extract was in the news after a study found that combining it with chemo extended the lives of mice with pancreatic cancer.

Living with a brain tumour – Sue’s story

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Sue shares her experience of living with an incurable brain tumour.

My brain tumour treatment journey – Parminder’s story

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Parminder takes us through her treatment journey after she was diagnosed with an astrocytoma.

Piecing together brain tumour biology to design more effective drugs

Scientists are slowly uncovering what makes brain tumours tick. Combining this information with research on the healthy brain could lead to new treatments.

Being diagnosed with a brain tumour – Mary’s story

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. In this series, 3 people share their experience of the disease, starting with Mary and her diagnosis.

News digest – HPV jab for boys, childhood obesity, ‘one-stop diagnosis shops’ and Zika virus

The Government announced that boys will get the HPV vaccine, and severe obesity in 10 and 11-year olds hits record high.

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