Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.
We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge
Category: Science blog April 14, 2016
Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Category: Science blog February 2, 2016
We explore our seventh Grand Challenge, attempting to pull off the ultimate cell heist and use new ‘smart drugs’ to selectively kill cancer cells.
Category: Science blog January 25, 2016
The sixth of our Grand Challenge topics is posing the question: can we target the cancer ‘super-controller’ MYC?
Category: Science blog January 20, 2016
We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.
We look at the fourth of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts how we can find ways to tell the difference between lethal and non-lethal tumours.
Category: Science blog January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.
Category: Science blog December 2, 2015
We explore the first of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if it’s possible to develop vaccines to prevent cancers that aren’t caused by viruses.