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
New research says the risk of a certain type of breast cancer coming back in other parts of the body stays constant for at least 20 years after treatment.
The type of bacteria in the gut of patients with advanced melanoma may influence their response to a certain type immunotherapy, according to new research.
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
Results from a small clinical trial suggest an experimental gene therapy is safe and has potential as a treatment for patients with a type of brain tumour.
Combining information from different cancer scans could offer a way to predict if immunotherapy will work, according to a small unpublished study.
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
Different types of brain tumours may share similar survival strategies, opening up new treatment research avenues.
The most aggressive type of ovarian cancer develops from cells that come from the fallopian tubes rather than the ovaries, according to a small study.
Radiotherapy doesn't have to be given from outside the body. Radioactive implants and drinks stay close to tumours to minimise side effects.
A new approach to targeting key cancer-linked proteins, thought to be ‘undruggable’, has been discovered through an alliance between industry and academia