Cancer news

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. 

Combination Therapy

Lung cancer immunotherapy combo added to Cancer Drugs Fund

Combining an immunotherapy with chemotherapy has been recommended as a treatment for some patients with lung cancer on the NHS in England.

Breast cancer drug combo gets initial ‘no’ for NHS in England

Patients in England with a certain type of advanced breast cancer will not have access to a new drug comb, after it was given an initial no for NHS use.

Drug combination boosts kidney cancer survival in trials

Combining a targeted cancer drug with an immunotherapy extends the lives of advanced kidney cancer patients, according to two clinical trials.

Chemo combo could help pancreatic cancer patients live longer after surgery

A combination of chemotherapy drugs was better than a single drug at extending the lives of pancreatic cancer patients after surgery.