The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
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Brain And Spinal Cord Tumours
Different types of brain tumours may share similar survival strategies, opening up new treatment research avenues.
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.
From finding cancers’ paper trail to harnessing the power of the Zika virus – our latest Pioneer Awards
Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus to finding cancer’s paper trail.
A genetic flaw that’s often found in a type of brain tumour may stop the cells from fixing damage to their DNA, findings from a new US study suggest.
Targeting a molecule that helps cells repair their DNA could lead to a new treatment for some aggressive brain tumours, a University of Leeds study has found.
A US study has found a group of cells that fuel the growth of a particular type of brain tumour.
Cancer Research UK, the NCRS and brain tumour support charity, brainstrust, have teamed up to offer cancer patients easy access to their treatment records.
Manchester United fan Lloyd Burton’s dream came true when he met David Beckham when filming for Cancer Research UK and Channel 4's Stand Up To Cancer.