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Our milestones: the discovery of the NRAS signalling gene

Category: Science blog April 29, 2015

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Our milestones

We go back to the 1980s, and the crucial discovery of a fundamental cancer gene by our researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research

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Advice on being active should be routine in bowel cancer care

Category: Science blog April 29, 2015

Dr Abi Fisher from our UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre blogs about her recent paper looking at physical activity rates in people with bowel cancer

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Alternative therapies: what’s the harm?

Category: Science blog April 27, 2015

We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instead of conventional treatment. Every can...

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News digest – new immunotherapy results, ‘personalised vaccines’, an ‘injectable lab’ and more

Category: Science blog April 25, 2015

New immunotherapy results from a big US conference, another first step towards ‘personalised cancer vaccines’, plus what’s an ‘injectable lab’?

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Election 2015: what are the parties from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland saying about cancer?

Category: Science blog April 24, 2015

We’ve been looking at the party manifestos from the devolved nations – here’s what’s being said about cancer, health and research.

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Health apps: a note of caution

Category: Science blog April 24, 2015

We take a cautious look at the latest trends in mobile technology. Do they really help us lead healthier lives?

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An important message for cancer patients: Beware the ‘cannabis oil’ scammers

Category: Science blog April 20, 2015

We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’, yet receiving nothing in ret...

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