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.
New research reveals how some cancer cells double their genome to help them survive. Find out more about cancer's 'spare tyre'.
Research reveals how genetic variations in the regions of DNA that don't code for proteins, once dismissed as 'junk DNA', can affect a person's risk of cancer.
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.