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News digest – lung stats, political action, PARP inhibitors and more

Category: Science Blog October 25, 2014

Here’s our weekly round-up of the week’s cancer research news

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No, sunbathing is NOT a ‘great new way to lose weight’

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.

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Coming ever closer – first PARP inhibitor on track to be licensed in Europe

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Olaparib is the first PARP inhibitor to move closer to licensing in Europe. What is it, how does it work, and when will it be available in the UK?

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It’s time to Cross Cancer Out – our General Election campaign

Category: Science Blog October 24, 2014

Cancer is a national issue. It affects families up and down the country. So we need to make sure that more cancers are diagnosed earlier and that everyone in th...

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Science Snaps: peering inside an expanding lymph node

Category: Science Blog October 22, 2014

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Science Snaps

Our scientists have shown for the first time how lymph nodes swell during infection, producing some striking images along the way.

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Biotherapeutics – a new funding scheme for research

Category: Science Blog October 21, 2014

Our latest funding scheme focuses on the emerging field of biotherapeutics – smarter cancer treatments based on cells and biological molecules.

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Keeping cancer on the political agenda – this year’s Party Conferences

Category: Science Blog October 20, 2014

We look back on this year’s Party Conferences, highlighting our work to keep cancer on the political agenda ahead of the next General Election.

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