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.
Ultraviolet radiation can cause a rare type of eye cancer, conjunctival melanoma.
Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.
An immunotherapy and a targeted cancer drug were among the latest batch of NHS approvals from the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC).
Researchers have demonstrated an approach which, used in parallel with existing treatments, wipes out the ‘survival system’ of cancer cells.
Vitamin D influences the behaviour of melanoma cells in the lab by making them less aggressive, Cancer Research UK scientists have found.
A breast cancer drug and two blood cancer treatments have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.
A new immunotherapy treatment for certain advanced skin cancer patients is to be made available on the NHS in England.
Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked
Scientists have uncovered molecules released by invasive skin cancer that reprogram healthy immune cells to help the cancer to spread.