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Searching for a blood test to monitor ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog December 20, 2016 5 comments

Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning.

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The cancer registry is saving lives, but you’ve probably never heard of it

Category: Science blog December 20, 2016 2 comments

The UK’s data on cancer leads the world, and we should be telling people about that.

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2016: a year in cancer research

Category: Science blog December 19, 2016 Comments are closed

Thanks to your generous donations, there has been plenty of progress in research this year. Here’s the top cancer science stories from 2016.

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News digest – piling on the pounds, the ‘Angelina Jolie effect’, a promising clinical trial and… lentils?

Category: Science blog December 17, 2016 0 comments

Obesity trends in England; new clues on how some breast cancers spread; promising results from a lung cancer clinical trial, and can lentils help fight cancer?

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Piecing together breast cancers’ immune cell composition

Category: Science blog December 13, 2016 3 comments

Our scientists are looking at immune cells in breast cancer in greater detail than ever before.

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News digest – cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, lung cancer blood tests and… chocolate?

Category: Science blog December 10, 2016 1 comment

Cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, blood tests and… chocolate?

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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 19 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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An intelligent knife and kinder treatments – some of our pioneering new clinical trials

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 1 comment

We take a look at some of our new, pioneering clinical trials.

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Can cutting out chocolate really hold cancer at bay?

Category: Science blog December 8, 2016 5 comments

There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

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Could a smartphone app help doctors diagnose lung cancer?

Category: Science blog December 6, 2016 5 comments

We’ve developed an app that could help doctors analyse lung scans and care for patients who may be diagnosed with lung cancer.

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