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.
Scientists could help match cancer patients with no other treatment options to clinical trials with experimental medicines
UK scientists are putting together a list of the most promising potential cancer drug targets in one of the largest lab studies of its kind.
Scientists have uncovered molecules released by invasive skin cancer that reprogram healthy immune cells to help the cancer to spread.
Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine.
Targeting healthy cells that have been hijacked by cancer cells could help treat many different types of the disease.
Cutting out certain amino acids – the building blocks of proteins – from the diet of mice slows tumour growth and prolongs survival.
A large analysis of cervical tumour samples has found distinct genetic ‘signatures’ that could better define the disease.
A new study in mice suggests that a type of lung cancer could be split into two different diseases based on cells’ molecular fingerprints.