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. 


Myeloma maintenance treatment not recommended on NHS in England

Cancer drug lenalidomide receives an initial rejection to treat some adults with myeloma following a stem cell transplant.

Three new cancer treatments available for NHS patients in Scotland

A breast cancer drug and two blood cancer treatments have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.

Cancer drug approved for NHS use in England gives some multiple myeloma patients another option

A drug has been made available on the NHS in England for adults with a type of blood cancer called multiple myeloma who cannot receive standard treatment.

‘Game-changing’ myeloma drug combo approved for NHS use in England

A new treatment for people with multiple myeloma will now be available on the NHS in England.