Category: Science blog October 30, 2015In this instalment of our Milestones series, we look at Cancer Research UK’s pivotal trials, proving that a drug called anastrozole should be the gold standar...
We look back to the 1990s, and to our ‘first-in-man’ trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone – a vital step in the drug’s development
Category: Science blog August 26, 2015
In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s most successful cancer drugs.
We go back to the 1980s, and the crucial discovery of a fundamental cancer gene by our researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research
Category: Science blog March 24, 2015
In the latest Our Milestones series post, we look at the role we played in the advent of a 1970s cancer treatment revolution: combination chemotherapy.
To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.
Category: Science blog October 6, 2014
In 2001, our researchers Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse won a share of the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine. We look back at their achievements.
From the Great War trenches to the frontline against cancer, mustard gas has come a long way, thanks to the outstanding research of chemist Alexander Haddow.
This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.