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News digest – Cancer Drugs Fund boost, depression, breast cancer ‘map’ and more

Category: Science Blog August 30, 2014

Government funding boost for Cancer Drugs Fund, depression in cancer patients and new research on a ‘map’ of breast cancer – here’s the week’s news.

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The promise and challenges of e-cigarettes – the story continues to unfold

Category: Science Blog August 29, 2014

A lot’s changed since we last blogged about e-cigarettes – so what does the latest evidence show?

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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science Blog August 29, 2014

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme could improve quality of life for patients

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Reading the new map of breast cancer

Category: Science Blog August 28, 2014

In 2012 a landmark study produced a new genetic ‘map’ of breast cancer – today, the same researchers reveal one way to read it.

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Mustard gas – from the Great War to frontline chemotherapy

Category: Science Blog August 27, 2014

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Our milestones

From the Great War trenches to the frontline against cancer, mustard gas has come a long way, thanks to the outstanding research of chemist Alexander Haddow.

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Building the evidence for innovative radiotherapy

Category: Science Blog August 26, 2014

A look at a Government announcement to help fund some of our radiotherapy trials

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News digest – ‘top four’ death rates drop, Bob Marley, Botox and more

Category: Science Blog August 23, 2014

Falling death rates for the top four cancer killers, new research on the skin cancer that killed Bob Marley and could Botox be used to treat stomach cancer?

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