The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy.
Inflammation can prevent infections and helps repair injuries. But for people with long-term inflammatory conditions, it can sometimes lead to cancer.
Our scientists have uncovered a new marker that's found on treatment-resistant prostate cancer cells.
We’re looking into a certain type of cancer that is diagnosed once it has already spread, and doctors can’t find where the cancer first started growing.
Blood tests, breath studies and better CT scans could all help detect lung cancers earlier. We investigate the latest research that could inform lung screening.
‘Universal fingerprint’ in cancer DNA points to potential blood test. But it’s not ready for patients
A '10 minute cancer test’ is big news today. The science behind the headlines is exciting, but the test is a long way from being used to diagnose cancer.
Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.
A blood test could help predict which advanced prostate cancer patients are likely to do best when treated with certain targeted treatments.
New PET scans combined with drugs targeting low oxygen levels in tumours could help tailor cancer treatment.