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Brain And Spinal Cord Tumours
'The word ‘legacy’ is often overused, but not about the late Baroness Tessa Jowell'. Michelle Mitchell reflects on Cancer Research UK's new brain tumour funding.
Glioblastoma and children’s brain tumours: teams awarded £18 million Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Awards
Three research teams have been awarded a combined total of £18 million to break new ground in the way we understand brain tumours and how they develop.
Meet our three new international teams of scientists that have been awarded £18 million to revolutionise brain tumour research.
Potential new drug targets for an aggressive type of brain tumour have been uncovered in the lab, thanks to a ‘reverse engineering’ approach using DNA editing.
Our scientists have shown it’s possible to detect brain tumour DNA in the liquid surrounding the brain using a cheap technique.
Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine.
We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.
We’re launching a new Children's Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence to speed up the discovery of new treatments for children with brain tumours.
Our researchers are working on a new way to improve chemotherapy treatment for aggressive brain tumours, using the precious metal palladium.