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Experimental blood test could offer a glimpse of the future for doctors treating lung cancer

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 1 comment

An experimental blood test could offer a way to detect early signs that patients’ lung cancers will return after treatment.

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Tracing genetic chaos in 100 lung cancer patients could help predict survival

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 1 comment

By tracing genetic chaos over time our scientists may have found a way to help predict lung cancer survival.

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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.

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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

Category: Science blog April 24, 2017 0 comments

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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CRISPR genome editing and immunotherapy – the early adopter

Category: Science blog April 21, 2017 1 comment

How is CRISPR genome editing helping harness the power of immunotherapy?

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Taking advantage of cancers’ abnormal metabolism could lead to a new way to ‘starve’ tumours

Category: Science blog April 19, 2017 0 comments

Our researchers in Glasgow might have found a way to shut down certain cancer cells’ fuel supply with a specially designed diet.

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

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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.

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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 vit...

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Giving pancreatic cancer patients better opportunities to join clinical trials

Category: Science blog March 24, 2017 0 comments

We're backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patient...

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