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.
Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
Researchers have gathered the most complete picture of how long people wait for a cancer diagnosis in England. And there's huge variation between referrals.
In the news this week: an experimental urine test detects aggressive prostate cancer and cancer patients in Scotland are waiting even longer for treatment.
Anh Hoang Le, a PhD student at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, studies two proteins that we know curiously little about: CYRI-A and CYRI-B.
In the news this week: new CAR T cell therapy available on the NHS and our Brain Tumour awards provides funding for three new teams.
'The word ‘legacy’ is often overused, but not about the late Baroness Tessa Jowell'. Michelle Mitchell reflects on Cancer Research UK's new brain tumour funding.
NHS England announced plans to fast track “revolutionary” new cancer drugs. But there’s still some way to go before these drugs might reach patients.
Patients living with a specific type of leukaemia will have access to a new immunotherapy treatment on the NHS in England.
Tesco has launched Dance Beats to support the life-changing work of its three national health charity partners.
For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here's how scientists uncovered the link.