Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
Category: Science blog November 25, 2017
Our top stories this week include the NHS’ commitments to early diagnosis, a budget boost for research, and trials for new experimental treatments.
Category: Science blog November 24, 2017
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.
This week saw two breast cancer drugs approved in England, and Scotland winning the right to set a minimum price for units of alcohol.
Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.
For Alcohol Awareness Week we’ve launched a tracker for Amazon Alexa-enabled devices to see if voice technology can help people live healthier lives.
Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
Category: Science blog November 8, 2017
In our round-up of this year’s NCRI conference we reveal exciting new research that’s helping scientists get to know cancer better.