Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
Different types of brain tumours may share similar survival strategies, opening up new treatment research avenues.
Radiotherapy doesn’t have to be given from outside the body. Radioactive implants and drinks stay close to tumours to minimise side effects.
If you have an Amazon Alexa-compatible device you can now ask Alexa to read the headlines from the four most recent articles on our Science blog.
Obesity and sugar hogged the headlines this week alongside success stories for personalised medicine. Read the digest for more.
Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.