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.
Doctors are closer to personalising treatment for some cancers as genetic analysis of tumours becomes more commonplace.
Analysing tumour DNA in blood samples could help doctors offer ‘targeted’ treatments best suited to a patient’s lung cancer.
A new study from our scientists has found that treating melanoma cells with an HIV drug could make them more sensitive to a 'targeted' cancer drug.
Our scientists may have uncovered the 'guidance system' needed to make cancer immunotherapy more effective.
From immunotherapy to 'targeted' drugs, we report back from a recent conference on lung cancer.
To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.
We explore a new revolutionary gene editing technology called CRISPR that's taking labs by storm as scientists look to understand the genetics behind cancer.
We look at the key themes that emerged from the first ever Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy conference in Paris last year
Cancer Research UK scientists have designed a computer model that applies techniques used to analyse social networks to identify new ways of treating cancer.
We explore the first of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if it's possible to develop vaccines to prevent cancers that aren’t caused by viruses.