Bowel cancer news

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, with around 42,000 people diagnosed each year. Also known as colorectal cancer, bowel cancer can either start in the colon or the rectum and treatment will depend on where the cancer started growing.

Rare bowel cancer treatment combo gets initial no for NHS use in England  

A drug combination for people with a rare type of bowel cancer has received an initial rejection from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Cancer research UK and AstraZeneca’s new antibody maturation technique yields high-affinity Arginase 2 antibody

Researchers in Cambridge have pioneered the development of an innovative affinity maturation technique to generate high-affinity antibody against Arginase 2.

Tracing the toxic fingerprint of a bacterium in our gut 

Our Grand Challenge scientists have discovered that a common type of bacteria found in our guts could contribute to bowel cancer.

Genetic 'fingerprints' implicate gut bacterium in bowel cancer

Grand Challenge researchers have found that a common type of bacteria found in our guts could contribute to bowel cancer.

New technique allows scientists to 'listen in' on cancer cells

Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumours grown in the lab.

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