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
E-cigarettes are in the news again, but the headlines linking them to cancer don't match the research.
A cancer blood test is in the news today, but it's too early to say if it will work. We take a look at what questions still need to be answered.
CRISPR genome editing has received lots of attention and hype, so we took a look at what it really means for the future of cancer research.
Our scientists have found that faults in BRCA genes don’t affect survival in young women with breast cancer, which could help inform treatment decisions.
By combining radiotherapy with different kinds of drugs, scientists hope that both can be made more effective.
The damage caused to specialised stem cells' DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
Bacteria found in certain bowel cancers can also be found inside a small number of tumours that have spread to another part of the body, says new research.