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.
A new blood test is one of the first to successfully monitor early-stage breast cancer, and could be up to 100 times more sensitive than existing tests.
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.
New research suggests the genetic and molecular make-up of individual breast tumours holds clues to how a woman’s disease could progress.
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.
Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.
Our scientists are working to improve brain tumour diagnosis. Find out how this could make treatment more personal, and guide people onto clinical trials.
An intelligent knife can tell ovarian cancer and healthy tissue apart. Could it make surgery smarter?
New research has shown that an intelligent knife can distinguish between ovarian cancer and normal tissue. Could it help make ovarian cancer surgery smarter?
By revealing a tumour’s past, our scientists are opening the possibility of predicting its future. This could help make cancer treatment more personal.
Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.