Cancer news

Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.


Possible new treatment for stomach cancer

A combination of pre and postoperative chemotherapy has been found to improve the survival rates of patients with stomach cancer over those who receive only surgery.

Proof that controversial therapy is effective

Cancer Research UK scientists have for the first time shown that a controversial treatment is more effective than traditional chemotherapy for treating multiple myeloma, a...

Temozolomide sales reach $1 billion

Sales of Temozolomide*, an anti-cancer drug developed by Cancer Research UK scientists, have reached $1 billion**.

Cancer Research UK launches trial of experimental drug combination for advanced stomach and oesophageal cancer

Cancer Research UK’s Drug Development Office (DDO) has joined forces with academia and industry to open a clinical trial that will test an experimental drug from...

MRI drug boosts chemotherapy says study

A chemical used to enhance medical scans may also boost the potency of chemotherapy, scientists have suggested.

Potential treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia identified

Scientists from the United States have identified a protein that affects the development of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and found that an experimental drug blocks its...