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.
Scientists may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system.
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...
An immunotherapy drug has shown promise for the first time in a form of aggressive breast 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.
A joint UK and European research project launches today to combat liver cancer, which is the fastest rising cause of cancer death in the UK.
A first of its kind treatment vaccine has moved into a phase I clinical trial for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.