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Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Category: Science blog January 19, 2017 0 comments

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.

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Live from inside the human body: robots, blue dye and bowel cancer

Category: Science blog January 18, 2017 1 comment

In a world first, we’ve just broadcast a colonoscopy live on TV with Channel 4 to demystify and take the fear out of this procedure.

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News digest – ‘genetic chaos’, cancer screening, ‘weekend warriors’, personalised medicine and… Nutella?

Category: Science blog January 14, 2017 1 comment

How cancer deals with ‘genetic chaos’, changes to cancer screening, health benefits for ‘weekend warriors’, the progress of personalised medicine and…...

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Your Health Hubs – helping people to make new healthy habits

Category: Science blog January 11, 2017 0 comments

Find our about how our Your Health Hub programme is helping people stick to their healthy habits.

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News digest – an unhealthy ‘cake culture’, sugary breakfasts, sound waves, faulty ‘switches’ and… ketchup?

Category: Science blog January 7, 2017 0 comments

News digest: The unhealthy office ‘cake culture’; targeting cancer spread; soundwave technology; missed cancer waiting times, and… could trading ketchup f...

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A lasting immune impression could boost blood cancer treatments

Category: Science blog January 3, 2017 3 comments

Our researchers may have found a new way to tap into the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Read about their work

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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

Category: Science blog January 1, 2017 3 comments

We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

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News digest – predicted drop in cancer death rates, lasers, blood tests and… a cancer-detecting ‘breathalyser’?

Category: Science blog December 23, 2016 0 comments

Predicted drop in cancer death rates, prostate cancer treatment using lasers and deep-sea bacteria, blood tests and… a cancer-detecting ‘breathalyser’?

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7 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2016

Category: Science blog December 22, 2016 13 comments

We pick out 7 top stories from the world of cancer policy and politics that defined 2016.

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Prostate cancer laser treatment: what you need to know

Category: Science blog December 21, 2016 6 comments

A clinical trial of a type of laser treatment for prostate cancer hit the headlines. What do the results mean for patients? We spoke to an expert to find out.

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