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.
US researchers have found a link between the makeup of bacteria in the tumours of people with pancreatic cancer and how long they live.
Injecting immune cell stimulants directly into a tumour could help the immune system spot and attack cancer cells, according to new research in mice.
In this Science Surgery post Millie asks: ‘Why doesn’t the immune system attack cancer cells?’ The short answer is it does! But sometimes it needs a helping hand from...
Scientists are turning to crime-mapping tech as a new way to look at cancer.
With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.
Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo have been given a Nobel Prize for revolutionising our understanding of how the immune system sees cancer.
Scientists have shown for the first time that immune cells in the urine of bladder cancer patients accurately reflect those in the tumour environment.
Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.
Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patients on both sides.
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.