The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
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Using a test that measures gene activity could help to tailor treatment for some women with early stage breast cancer, new research suggests.
Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.
Our researchers are working on a new way to improve chemotherapy treatment for aggressive brain tumours, using the precious metal palladium.
Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Parminder takes us through her treatment journey after she was diagnosed with an astrocytoma.
A combination of chemotherapy drugs was better than a single drug at extending the lives of pancreatic cancer patients after surgery.
Pancreatic cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy before surgery may live longer than those who have immediate surgery.
A test that measures gene activity can help tailor treatment for some women with early stage breast cancer, sparing them chemotherapy.
Aggressive breast cancers carrying a faulty BRCA gene responded better to a certain type of chemotherapy than standard treatment, according to a trial.
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.