The new NHS England funding boost from the Prime Minister needs to focus on staff shortages to make a difference in cancer care.
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.
We’ve launched a campaign for more NHS staff to diagnose and treat cancer. Cancer survivor Elizabeth Bailey explains how you can get involved.
Top stories this week: A breast cancer immunotherapy first and lung cancer immunotherapy approved for NHS use in England.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
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.
Top stories this week: A ‘simple blood test’ isn’t the finished article, and an antifungal treatment has eliminated sleeping bowel cancer cells in mice.
A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
By revealing a tumour’s past, our scientists are opening the possibility of predicting its future. This could help make cancer treatment more personal.