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News digest – 8 new grand cancer challenges, blood tests, personalising immunotherapy and… ‘go natural’?

Category: Science blog June 24, 2017 0 comments

8 new Grand Challenges in cancer research launched, blood tests for prostate cancer, making immunotherapy more personal and… ‘go natural’? Here’s our we...

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8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

Category: Science blog June 22, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 0 comments

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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News digest – smoking rates falling, aspirin risks, breast cancer drug U-turn and… ‘tanning drugs’?

Category: Science blog June 17, 2017 0 comments

Smoking rates falling, aspirin has risks as well as benefits, breast cancer drug U-turn in England and… what's behind the talk of ‘tanning drugs’? Here's ...

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

Category: Science blog June 12, 2017 2 comments

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

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News Digest – Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and… a tribute to Professor Patrick Johnston.

Category: Science blog June 10, 2017 1 comment

Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and our tribute to the remarkable Professor Patrick Johnston. Here’s our weekly news report.

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‘Once in a career feeling’ as trial shows offering prostate cancer drug earlier improves survival

Category: Science blog June 6, 2017 3 comments

We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.

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News digest – new drugs approved for lung cancer, wine glasses getting bigger, World No Tobacco Day and… cancer-causing shampoo?

Category: Science blog June 3, 2017 0 comments

New drugs approved for lung cancer, wine glasses getting bigger, World No Tobacco Day and… cancer-causing shampoo? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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General Election 2017: What are the political parties promising for cancer and research?

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 2 comments

A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.

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Science Snaps: a fly on the wall of cancer research

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about what fruit flies have to teach us about how to fight cancer.

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