News Post List
News digest – 3 new Grand Challenge teams, tests for ‘unknown cancers’, cervical screening and renaming cancer
In the news this week: cervical cancer prevention, sugary drinks and should we rename certain ‘low risk’ cancers?
Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.
Three new teams funded through our Grand Challenge are about to embark on research projects focusing on the microbiome, faulty genes and chronic inflammation.
Cancer Research UK is funding three international research initiatives to investigate the microbiome, chronic inflammation and cancer tissues specificity.
We’re looking into a certain type of cancer that is diagnosed once it has already spread, and doctors can’t find where the cancer first started growing.
News digest – breast cancer risk calculator, ‘flexitarian’ diets, shape-shifting cancer cells and till receipts
In the news this week: our scientists have made a calculator that predicts breast cancer risk and teenage cancer survival continues to rise.
Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK.
The results from the European EPIC have shaped our understanding of diet and cancer.
In the news this week: NHS long-term plan is published, and scientists develop a ‘sponge’ to help mop up excess chemotherapy in the blood.
An experimental chemotherapy drug that can be taken orally is moving into early phase clinical trials.