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News digest – vaping, dirty air, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer and… gardening?

Category: Science blog May 13, 2017 0 comments

Fewer vapers are smoking cigarettes, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer spread and… gardening to tackle childhood obesity? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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10 new sun safety myths debunked

Category: Science blog May 8, 2017 65 comments

For Sun Awareness Week we’re tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.

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News digest – Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and… a cancer-detecting bra?

Category: Science blog May 6, 2017 0 comments

Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and… a cancer-detecting bra? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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Taking a potential new breast cancer treatment from the lab to the clinic

Category: Science blog May 5, 2017 5 comments

Our research has led to new clinical trials testing a combination of hormone therapies in women with early, double-positive breast cancer.

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Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

Category: Science blog May 3, 2017 4 comments

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.

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This could be the future of how doctors view cancer

Category: Science blog May 2, 2017 3 comments

This entry is part 14 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

Step inside a virtual world where our Grand Challenge scientists are hoping to redefine the way we look at cancer.

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News digest – Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm?

Category: Science blog April 29, 2017 0 comments

Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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General Election 2017: 4 things we want political parties to focus on

Category: Science blog April 28, 2017 0 comments

We look at the most important areas that parties need to focus on to tackle cancer ahead of the General Election.

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Experimental blood test could offer a glimpse of the future for doctors treating lung cancer

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 5 comments

An experimental blood test could offer a way to detect early signs that patients’ lung cancers will return after treatment.

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Tracing genetic chaos in 100 lung cancer patients could help predict survival

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 14 comments

By tracing genetic chaos over time our scientists may have found a way to help predict lung cancer survival.

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