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.
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.
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.
Our international team of scientists are tackling a fundamental question about how cancer develops: why do some gene faults only cause cancer in certain organs?
Scientists are taking a leaf out of Darwin's evolutionary handbook to understand how lung cancer evolves.
Three new teams funded through our Grand Challenge are about to embark on research projects focusing on the microbiome, faulty genes and chronic inflammation.
We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.
The time it takes for cancer to develop will vary from tumour to tumour. But, on the whole, it’s slower than you might expect, as this science surgery post explains.
A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.