Cancer In The News
Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.
Thanks to a trial we supported, people with a type of brain tumour now have a new treatment option – a chemotherapy we developed.
The Government’s childhood obesity plan was updated this week, and there were calls for the HPV vaccine to be given to boys. Find out more in our weekly news digest.
The new NHS England funding boost from the Prime Minister needs to focus on staff shortages to make a difference in cancer care.
News digest – trial to test lung cancer vaccine, cervical screening language, prostate cancer spit test and AI for the NHS
In this week’s headlines: we launch a new trial testing a lung cancer vaccine and kids in England have already reached their sugar limit for the year.
The top stories from the 2018 ASCO annual meeting: overexcited coverage of cancer blood tests and how a gene test can tailor breast cancer treatment.
A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
This week’s top story: Around 450,000 women in England weren’t invited for their final breast screening appointment due to an error with NHS computers.
In the immediate aftermath, estimating the numbers affected by a breast screening error might do more harm than good.