Cancer news

Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.

Bladder Cancer

Postmenopausal women who used to smoke 'at lower risk of bladder cancer' than smokers, says study

Stopping smoking leaves postmenopausal women at a lower risk of bladder cancer than those who continue to smoke, new research confirms.

Recurring infections could lead to delayed bladder or kidney cancer diagnosis

Women with bladder or kidney cancer may lose out on a prompt diagnosis if they are already being regularly treated for recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Clinical trial launches to develop breath test for multiple cancers

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.

‘My fiancee is gone but she’s still helping others fight cancer’

Following the publication of a new piece of cancer research, one of our colleagues reflects on the contribution his late fiancee made in making it happen.

Drugs approved in Scotland for bladder and skin cancers

Two new cancer drugs have been approved for use on the NHS in Scotland.

Taking part in clinical trials – Tommy’s story

In 2012, Tommy Brennan was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Here, he shares his story and his experience of joining a Cancer Research UK-funded clinical trial.

Simple test predicts return of bladder cancer

Scientists have devised a simple test for an earlier and more accurate warning of returning bladder cancer than existing methods.

New bladder cancer therapy to start clinical trials

An experimental treatment for bladder cancer will move into an early phase clinical trial under an agreement signed today.

Cancer Research UK launches new trial to test drug against resistant bladder cancer

A clinical trial to test a drug which may stop bladder cancers becoming resistant to chemotherapy is being launched by Cancer Research UK.

ASCO 2016: will fine-tuning treatments require redefined tumours?

From immunotherapy to targeted cancer treatment, here's our round up of the big news from the annual ASCO conference.

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