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A cancer drug originally developed from sea sponges could give women with advanced breast cancer an average of five extra months of life.
This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Our milestones
Mr Tilly had a tough start in life. Abandoned and unwanted, he was down on his luck. But the tide turned when...
Cancer Research UK scientists have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective.
“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story
To coincide with the publication of our annual review, we caught up with Professor Andy Pearson, who’s leading our groundbreaking BEACON neuroblastoma trial.
“I went into a bit of a practical mode: this is what we need to do, everything will be fine. They sent me for further tests to see how far the cancer had spread and that’s...
The future for people diagnosed with cancer today looks a whole lot brighter than it would have done 40 years ago.
Research has resulted in improved diagnostic...
Patients with the most common type of oesophageal cancer are less likely to respond to chemotherapy when their tumours are high in leptin