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Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog May 24, 2017 2 comments

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Grand ChallengeEvery year, around 6,300 women in the UK are told they have a con...

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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 15 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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Discovering unknown causes of cancer through ‘fingerprints’ in DNA

Category: Science blog April 18, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series Grand ChallengeIt’s a cliché, but prevention really is better than cure. We o...

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‘Google Earth’ for tumours could change cancer diagnostics and drug testing forever

Category: Science blog March 7, 2017 4 comments

Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the sc...

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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

Category: Science blog February 10, 2017 9 comments

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series Grand Challenge

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016 Comments are closed

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and t...

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Grand Challenge seven: kill cancer cells using new ‘smart drugs’

Category: Science blog February 2, 2016 Comments are closed

We explore our seventh Grand Challenge, attempting to pull off the ultimate cell heist and use new 'smart drugs' to select...

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Grand Challenge six: target cancer’s ‘super-controller’

Category: Science blog January 25, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 8 of 15 in the series Grand Challenge

The sixth of our Grand Challenge topics is posing the question: can we target the cancer ‘super-controller’ MYC?

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Grand Challenge five: build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016 Comments are closed

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a 'Google Street Vie...

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Grand Challenge four: how do you tell the lethal cancers from the non-lethal ones?

Category: Science blog January 15, 2016 1 comment

We look at the fourth of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts how we can find ways to tell the difference between leth...

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