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.
Chemotherapy can cause some of the healthy cells surrounding a tumour to make proteins that encourage hardy tumour cells to start growing again
A blood test could predict how well small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients will respond to treatment, according to new research published in Nature Medicine.
Cancer Research UK scientists have shown how the level of genetic chaos in tumours could help predict patients’ response to chemotherapy.
Immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery.
Analysing DNA from regular blood samples could show when a man’s prostate cancer is becoming resistant to treatment.
Scientists have discovered how two genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease.
Analysing cancer cells from a lung cancer patient’s blood sample could help monitor and predict their response to treatment.
Rapid resistance to vemurafenib - a treatment for a type of skin cancer - could be prevented by blocking a druggable family of proteins
Scientists at Imperial College London have identified a protein that appears to be involved in the development of drug resistance in breast cancer.
Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new imaging technique that uses vitamin C to detect cancers likely to be more aggressive or resistant to treatment.