Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter
Donate

Let's beat cancer sooner

Improving care for cancer patients in Northern Ireland

Category: Science blog September 7, 2016 1 comment

Our new report looking at cancer care in Northern Ireland uncovers some key areas for improvement.

Read More

News digest – obesity in primary schools, the Crick, artificial intelligence and… Tasmanian devils?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2016 0 comments

Every year more than 57,000 children who started primary school in England at a healthy weight end up obese or overweight...

Read More

New data on cancer treatment to help improve care

Category: Science blog August 31, 2016 1 comment

Our chief clinician offers his thoughts on new data looking at one aspect of the effects of certain cancer treatments acro...

Read More

News digest – cancer is a ‘perfect storm’, obesity, unbalanced cells and… mind control?

Category: Science blog August 27, 2016 1 comment

Cancer is down to more than just bad luck; obesity and cancer makes headlines, and could a mind-manipulating microbe help ...

Read More

Bowel bacteria, drugs targeting cancers’ metabolic weaknesses and DNA ‘signatures’ – the brightest new ideas in cancer research

Category: Science blog August 26, 2016 0 comments

What do you get when you combine scientists, a ‘Dragon’s Den’-style pitch, and £200,000 to fund cancer research?

Read More

Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016 26 comments

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

Read More

Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016 0 comments

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

Read More

News digest – ‘Inexcusable’ Government obesity plan, tiny robots, precision medicine and… mummies?

Category: Science blog August 20, 2016 0 comments

We think the Government’s long-awaited plan to tackle childhood obesity isn’t good enough; tiny robots could tackle ca...

Read More

3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016 6 comments

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood...

Read More

All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?

Category: Science blog August 17, 2016 3 comments

Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren't. We ...

Read More