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.
Research And Trials
Scientists are turning to crime-mapping tech as a new way to look at cancer.
Some patients with lung cancer will be able to receive an immunotherapy drug with standard chemotherapy on the NHS in England.
New research suggests giving a sugar supplement, called mannose, to mice with cancer slows tumour growth.
Our scientists have shown it’s possible to detect brain tumour DNA in the liquid surrounding the brain using a cheap technique.
A drug could help slow the progression of some advanced ovarian cancers and extend the time that patients show no signs of disease, according to new research.
Professor George Smith and Professor Sir Gregory Winter won a Nobel Prize for a developing a technique that can help scientists discover new cancer drugs.
Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo have been given a Nobel Prize for revolutionising our understanding of how the immune system sees cancer.
Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.
A cancer immunotherapy will be offered on the NHS in England to some children and young adults with leukaemia, NHS England announced today.
Our researchers are working on a new way to improve chemotherapy treatment for aggressive brain tumours, using the precious metal palladium.