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.
Our researchers are working on a new way to improve chemotherapy treatment for aggressive brain tumours, using the precious metal palladium.
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?
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.
A new probe that can distinguish between cancerous and healthy tissue samples could make surgery more precise, according to a new Australian study.
Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.
An expandable tube that unblocks the bowel before surgery could lead to fewer cancer patients – diagnosed as emergencies – needing a colostomy bag.