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

Let's beat cancer sooner

There’s more to emergency diagnoses than GPs ‘failing cancer patients’

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 0 comments

We look at headlines claiming GPs are ‘failing an estimated 32,000 cancer patients a year’ in England.

Read More

News digest – ‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries?

Category: Science blog April 22, 2017 0 comments

‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries? Here’s our weekly news digest.

Read More

News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's killer about sofas? Find out in the new...

Read More

Cancer living outside the body, unravelling a cellular mystery and targeting ‘sleeping’ cancer cells: our latest cutting-edge science projects

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 2 comments

Our rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund.

Read More

Blood tests, microbes, immunotherapy and more: AACR 2017’s hottest topics

Category: Science blog April 13, 2017 0 comments

At AACR 2017, thousands of doctors and scientists shared progress in cancer research. Read about the hottest topics.

Read More

9 burning questions about CRISPR genome editing answered

Category: Science blog April 11, 2017 0 comments

In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that pop up.

Read More

News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?

Category: Science blog April 8, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapy could boost lung cancer survival; a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours; concerns over crisps; air pollution and… can going vegan really cut the ...

Read More

3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 0 comments

Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

Read More

News digest – cutting sugar, a new NHS target, lab-grown mini tumours, and… vitamin C as a treatment?

Category: Science blog April 1, 2017 0 comments

New guidelines to help cut sugar levels, old and new cancer waiting targets, tools to improve diagnosis, and... why is vitamin C in the headlines? We explain al...

Read More

Reports that cancer is ‘mainly bad luck’ make a complicated story a bit too simple

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 3 comments

New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.

Read More