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
By revealing a tumour’s past, our scientists are opening the possibility of predicting its future. This could help make cancer treatment more personal.
An experimental breath test can identify oesophageal and stomach cancers in people who already have cancer, according to a new study.
By studying small differences in our DNA, called SNPs, our scientists are showing how these could be used to help prevent cancer in the future.
The Government has announced it will double a recent funding boost for brain tumour research following the death of Dame Tessa Jowell.
Brain tumour researchers face many challenges that are holding up progress. Find out how we’re bringing scientists together to overcome them.
Aggressive breast cancers carrying a faulty BRCA gene responded better to a certain type of chemotherapy than standard treatment, according to a trial.
Headlines from last year could have you believe that eating oranges could cure cancer. But is there any evidence behind vitamin C as a cancer treatment?
Cancer Research UK and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) are launching an international alliance to speed the pace of progress against cancer.
Scientists have discovered that kidney cancer follows distinct evolutionary paths, enabling them to detect whether a tumour will be aggressive.